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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: 30,623
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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  • Lawrence Ombati Kenya I am grateful for the opportunity to study online for free. I was unable to study with pay at the moment 2015-01-22 09:01:54
  • Hagerbigegn Hailemeskel Ethiopia I am very interested to learn Legal studies 2015-01-18 11:01:27
  • Abdalla Abdiwahid Gaboose Uganda thanks the managers and any other members of alison how you asist the people and prepare good knowledge thank you once again. 2014-12-29 20:12:57
  • ISMAEEL IBRAHIM. Iraq Diploma course is very good and very important in order to develop young people to know the legal science Thanks and appreciation to you 2014-12-28 14:12:16
  • Joas Petros Ndlovu South Africa The Court and Parliament plays a vital role in making sure Law is changed to fit the society at large. The primary function is the court cases and the changing trend in society. The law is horizontal across all citizens 2014-12-28 05:12:34
  • Akinkunmi Hassan Nigeria great course, indeed. 2014-12-24 08:12:30
  • Samuel Olorunfemi Obayemi Nigeria Satisfactory! 2014-12-19 16:12:47
  • 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
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