1: Write a well-constructed essay on the following: You are the Chief Paralegal in a major criminal defense law firm. You must prepare a lecture to give to newly hired paralegals to teach them “everything they need to know” about discovery in a criminal case. It is your job to ensure that they will be well-prepared to discharge their duties and understand not only the firm’s duties to its clients, but also the prosecutor’s duties, with regard to discovery and the Brady doctrine. Be sure that they understand not only the process, but also the rationales behind and benefits which flow from the discovery rules. Also be sure to “tie” your teaching points to the nuts and bolts duties of the paralegal. Your essay must be double-line spaced and well-formatted. You must provide accurate citations. (15 points)
2: Write a well-developed essay on the following two exceptions to the [search] warrant requirement: 1. Define and explain the search incident to arrest exception to the warrant requirement. Be sure to explain the circumstances which make this exception applicable and the permissible scope of the exception. Give at least one factual scenario as an example of the application of the exception; 2. Explain the regulatory search exception to the warrant requirement, why it exists, what types of searches are included in the exception. Give at least one factual example of the application of the exception. Your essay must be double-line spaced and well-formatted. You must provide accurate citations. (15 points)
3: List and define in detail the six (6) types of modern day estates in real property. Please use citations as needed.
4: Define a) what a deed is, b) explain in detail the three (3) types of deeds commonly used, and c) list and define each of the requirements of a deed. Remember to use proper Bluebook citation to your references.
5: In the event of a breach of a contract, a purchaser/seller may elect various remedies. What are the various types of remedies a non-breaching injured party may receive? Define and explain them in detail.