Administrative agencies, part of the executive branch of government, are responsible for crafting regulations. Generally, only the legislative branch can create law. However, legislatures are able to delegate some lawmaking authority to administrative agencies. Although administrative agencies are created by statutes the laws that the agencies create and enforce are called rules and regulations which is synonymous with statutes and laws. Locating administrative rules and regulations can be a challenge at times. This 60 minute on-demand audiocourse will provide a brief overview of the techniques to use when searching for administrative rules and regulations in print and electronically.
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In legal organizations legal research is an integral part of understanding and supporting the claims in a case and to better provide legal services to clients. Unbeknownst to some paralegals the less efficient you are at handling legal research projects the more productivity and service costs suffer. Applying the P.R.O.O.F. legal research proficiency method to the legal research process can transform it from a time consuming guessing game into an effective method that results in increased productivity. The purpose of this on-line session is to transform legal research from being performed as a creative artistic approach that is oftentimes haphazard into a scientific approach that can be successfully applied and measured for maximum paralegal efficiency. After completing this unique live session participants will have a thorough understanding of the Six Sigma for paralegals legal research process and the scientific method of legal researching.
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