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Diploma in Legal Studies


Diploma in Legal Studies

Diploma in Legal Studies

Improve your knowledge of effective laws in the courts


Students: 29,107
Course Description

The free online Diploma in Legal Studies course from ALISON gives you the opportunity to study key subjects in legal studies, greatly increasing your understanding and knowledge of legal systems and related procedures and practices.


You will review the types of law and how they are created, how the adversary legal system operates, and what types of legal procedures there are.
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To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will know the characteristics of effective laws. It will help you to understand civil and criminal law. Laws are continuously changing; this course will inform you about the methods used to change laws and the reasons for such changes. The role a judge has in making laws is essential;
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you will understand the different aspects of law-making within the courts. You will be more aware of the relationship between the various law-making bodies and learn of the adversary trial system, court hierarchy, the jury system, and civil and criminal procedures.
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Module Title
Characteristics of effective laws
Civil and criminal law
How and why the law changes
How do judges make laws?
Relationships between law-making bodies
The Adversary trial system
The Court hierarchy
The Jury system
Civil procedure
Criminal procedure
Civil cases and criminal disputes
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Course Title Diploma in Legal Studies
Course # 267
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 25
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Course Description 

The free online Diploma in Legal Studies course from ALISON gives you the opportunity to study key subjects in legal studies, greatly increasing your understanding and knowledge of legal systems and related procedures and practices.


You will review the types of law and how they are created, how the adversary legal system operates, and what types of legal procedures there are.

License 
Release Date 19 April 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 10-15 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only None
Animation Medium
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Third Level
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download No
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Jesse Birchfield United States of America I believe this course has helped me better understand the court system. From a Sheriff Deputies point of view we don't understand the inner workings but only the enforcing parts of the Judicial system. I believe this Diploma has helped me better myself as a Law Enforcement Official. 2014-11-19 12:11:45
  • Jason Wainwright United Kingdom A good overview of the most applied principles of law. 2014-11-08 18:11:01
  • SHABAN MUNISSI United Kingdom It sets the learner in a very good background in understanding the judicial system and how it works. 2014-11-05 03:11:11
  • Crystal Cooley United States of America I really enjoyed this course! 2014-10-30 19:10:45
  • Phillip Oloo Kenya Thank you Alison. Am studying for my Diploma in Legal Studies. God bless you. 2014-10-22 18:10:35
  • Abdalla Abdiwahid Gaboose Uganda First of all, I'm so proud to be a member of student of Alison online system. Really, I'm so happy to pursue this course of legal study and it will change me and give me so much knowledge about legal and law system. I want to thank all principle and admin of Alison website whom provide us with very important skills and knowledge system which improve our life today. Thank you again and again dear Madams and Sirs, I really appreciate your work because what you provide us. 2014-10-05 19:10:39
  • David Sands United States of America very good content i learned a lot 2014-09-19 02:09:35
  • Caiphas Chilila Zambia i like the course set up and I'm keen to pursue this course anytime soon 2014-09-05 17:09:05
  • Adeshola Shodipe Nigeria contribute my effort towards the task in the task of nation building 2014-08-27 23:08:40
  • Adeshola Shodipe Nigeria i believe that law would enable me to take a stand by making a difference in my nation 2014-08-27 23:08:59
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Free, Online Diploma in Legal Studies Course.