Math and The Paralegal
Tami M. Beaulieu KAPLAN UNIVERSITY MM1S0-03: SURVEY OF MATHEMATICS AUGUST 24, 2011 DR. ERIC AURAND
I intend to become a Paralegal, but not just any kind of Paralegal I want to fight for the rights of survivors of sexual abuse. A Paralegal is defined:
as by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations; a Paralegal is a person: qualified through
education, training or work experience to perform substantive legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts and is customarily, but not exclusively, performed by employed by
a lawyer. This person may be retained or
a lawyer, law office, governmental agency or other entity or may be authorized by
administrative, statutory or court authority to perform this work. Substantive shall mean work requiring recognition, evaluation, organization, analysis, and communication" of relevant facts and legal concepts.
These cases are rather complicated and knowing the key players will take the use of math and possibly even the use of a Venn Diagram to show who is related to who and who knew the abuse was going on so that representing the client and the suing of the correct people is guaranteed. Let me give an example of abusers
M, Y2 S, mGM, mA,
pGM- Represents paternal Grandmother
M - Represents Mother Y2S- Represents Half Sister mGM- Represents maternal Grandmother mA- Represents maternal Aunt mU - Represents maternal Uncle
pGF - Represents Paternal Grandfather F - Father BRS - Brothers
Now in looking at this diagram, it is noted that this is a small family, so it is very unlikely that the abuse could not have been known when there were so many abusers and yet everybody states they knew nothing.
So we must now use the odds factors to determine could this be a reality that with so many abusers could not one of these persons not have suspected abuse in the...