As much as possible, in this course you’ll be completing work that you might actually do as a paralegal. For this assignment, you’ll be given a real-world scenario and you’ll have to a complete memorandum of law. Again, this is the sort of task you might actually do at a law firm.
Real-World ScenarioYour employer and attorney, Regina August, has asked just signed a new client and she wants you to do research and prepare a legal memo evaluating the following contract for legality.
Your client, a wealthy Texan named Donald, signed a contract with a young married couple that he met at an art exhibit. The contract stated that Donald would pay $2 million in exchange for his spending 48 hours and becoming intimate with the wife. He is scheduled to spend the time with the wife at the end of the month and wants to know what could happen if he changes his mind and does not follow through with the contract.
Check out the Rubric to find out how you will be evaluated.