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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: 6,480
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 Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Jesse James United States of America Informative and very interesting . 2014-11-30 18:11:41
  • Syed Saboor Pakistan Describes, how the law making bodies and the man-made laws are used to loop the provision of justice to the higher courts for the maximum revenue. 2014-11-20 05:11:14
  • Christine Cross Canada Very interesting and informative 2014-11-10 20:11:15
  • Natisha Patel United States of America Found the course very helpful and easy to understand. 2014-10-31 14:10:16
  • Cheikh Ahmeth Tidiane Kone Morocco j'ai vraiment aimer ce cours et je pense que ca va beaucoup m'aider en ce qui concerne mon avenir surtout concernant le domaine humans rights 2014-10-28 14:10:31
  • Paget Mack Barbados The course is very good. I learn very much about the legal system. 2014-10-26 23:10:39
  • Melody Curren United States of America This was a good course- very informative and concise. The information was presented clearly and the sections were an adequate size to limit confusion and present all the necessary information. 2014-10-08 02:10:57
  • Claudette Mighty United Kingdom I enjoyed this course. Very informative, and challenged me to remember what I had learned as a new discipline to me. I have recommended Alison to my friends and family. Thank you 2014-10-07 11:10:32
  • Zakriyaa Patel Canada very good site and very educating 2014-10-05 02:10:42
  • Caroline Sneddon United States of America Great course! 2014-09-29 23:09:50
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