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NCCC 021: Legal Terminology

Course Description

Students have the opportunity to gain basic understanding, correct spelling, and pronunciation of legal terminology used in courtroom and deposition proceedings and in legal documents. Nineteen basic areas of law, along with examples from real cases, are explained to facilitate a better understanding of the terminology. Commonly-used and new legal terms and phrases are also presented and defined. Vocabulary building, pronunciation, and spelling are emphasized along with stenographic machine writing and voice writing outlines.

Units: 0

  • Non-Credit
  • Not transferable

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Satisfactory Progress
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 0
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 50 – 54

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Not transferable
Last Updated 7/19/23