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Introduction to Legal Concepts

Free online course about basic legal concepts, including courts, trials, laws, crime, and legal terminology.

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This free online course will teach you about basic legal concepts as well as the law and crime. You will learn about the courts and different types of courts, such as state courts and appellate courts. Then, you will study the arrest to arraignment procedure and the important parts and players in that process, including trials, judges, juries and legal terminology. Start this online course today and learn about basic legal concepts.

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This free online course, "Introduction to Legal Concepts", will provide you with an understanding of the basics of legal concepts. You will learn about what it takes to be a Legal Secretary, from potential careers to required traits. You will be learning about the courts and the criminal justice system, including the roles of people in the courthouse, the jury box, and the difference between trial courts and appellate courts. Next, you will learn about the grand jury, arraignment, pretrial motions, and plea negotiations.

Furthermore, this online course will teach you about the basics of law and crime. You will learn about the basics of American Law, common law heritage, Judge-made law, and how to read legal citations. Then, you will learn about the criminal procedure amendments, the bill of rights, and types of civil disputes as well as civil remedies for fighting crime.

Finally, you will learn about the trials, juries, the history of trials by jury, what the jury is and the role it plays in the criminal justice system, as well as the steps in the trial process. Studying this course will be of great benefit to everyone interested in the legal field or interested in becoming a legal secretary. Enroll in this online course today and start learning about the the American legal system and its concepts.

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