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Legal Studies - Laws and the Judicial System


Legal Studies - Laws and the Judicial System

Legal Studies - Laws and the Judicial System

Learn all about the judical system and gain a good understanding of different laws


Students: 7,355
Course Description

This free online law course presents the learner with a basic introduction to the world of legal studies. The lessons explore the definition of law and the role it plays in society, the nuanced differences between civil and criminal law and how various laws evolve over time.
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The course is an ideal study-aid for law students or for those who wish to acquaint themselves with the fundamentals of legal systems.
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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will understand the different characteristics of law such as fairness, access, time, values, effectiveness, resolution of disputes and the mechanisms in the dispute resolution framework.You will know the different classifications of civil and criminal law. You will be able to identify who is responsible for changing the law and the reasons laws need to changed for an effective legal system.
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You will understand the roles of the judge, parliament and courts and the meaning of the doctrine of precedent. You will be more aware of the relationships between law-making bodies including their strengths and weaknesses.
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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
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Course Rating (By Learners)
Course Title Legal Studies - Laws and the Judicial System
Course # 213
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 6
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description  This free online law course presents the learner with a basic introduction to the world of legal studies. The lessons explore the definition of law and the role it plays in society, the nuanced differences between civil and criminal law and how various laws evolve over time. The course is an ideal study-aid for law students or for those who wish to acquaint themselves with the fundamentals of legal systems.
License 
Release Date 28 February 2011
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Post-Secondary
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Meryl Delacie Samuel Virgin Islands (U.S) Easy and to the point. 2015-03-23 13:03:47
  • Isaiah Reid United States of America The course was very informative thanks a lot. 2015-03-18 14:03:39
  • Christophe Manzanga Boyomba United Kingdom This course is really important for lawyers and practioners from romano-germanic system of law to integrate the anglosaxon approach of the Law, the legal system and the the judicial procedures. Very good impression i have got learning online! Thanks to Alison! 2015-03-12 18:03:06
  • Muhammad Salaheen Pakistan It is a great knowledge for whom want to understand legal system of our society. 2015-03-02 12:03:46
  • P. Frank Lukeman United Kingdom It is nice to know the law that is under operation in current system. 2015-02-25 14:02:38
  • Jaclyn Brown United States of America This course is wonderful and very knowledgeable. 2015-02-07 22:02:06
  • John Garris United States of America Legal studies are extremely important for professionals who work in the criminal justice field. It will help them to do their jobs more efficiently and broaden their horizons in terms of dealing with people and helping them resolve disputes . 2015-01-27 02:01:34
  • John Garris United States of America I am eternally grateful for the opportunity in taking this online course. My knowledge is a bit more enlightened, as I bark on the next legal course online. 2015-01-27 02:01:20
  • Tammy Hurt United States of America Very informative. 2015-01-13 02:01:13
  • Lise Hogan Canada My opinion of judicial system has to be changed. Too many over crowded jails offenders get a slap on the wrist we need stricter laws and more programs to help peoplre. Legal studies are a very important we can learn a lot what is going on around and see why the legal system and the judicial system in.t working 2015-01-05 19:01:20
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