LAW 101 provides a general perspective of the legal system and a specific knowledge of the present and potential role of the legal paraprofessional within that system. Students will be exposed to the operations and structures of the court system, administrative agencies, private law firms, public sector law offices, legal clinics and pre-paid legal plans. Significant consideration will be given to
legal ethics in evaluating what tasks, skills, and role are now and may in the future be fulfilled by the legal paraprofessional in each
This LAW 101 class section (CRN: 33720) is conducted on the Internet via Laulima a private Facebook-type discussion forum.
It is set up in weekly modules and is not self-paced. Students are required to have access to a reliable computer with high-speed Internet connection and email. In addition, students should be able to open multi-media files. Visit the instructor's website at http://www2.hawaii.edu/~susanjaw/law101online
to set up your computer appropriately. To be successful in this class, students should have basic computer skills to open, save, upload, and download files; basic knowledge of email and attachments; and basic understanding of navigating the WWW. One week prior to the start of the semester, students should log into http://laulima.hawaii.edu/
with their UH username and UH password to check for announcements from the instructor. For class information or other inquiries, contact the instructor via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and include the phrase "LAW 101" in the subject line. Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements, and email.