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Legal Studies - Laws and the Judicial System

Learn about the judicial system and gain a strong understanding of important types of laws with this free course.

Publisher: XSIQ
This free online legal studies course will teach you about the most fundamental aspects of laws and the judicial system. The judicial system is responsible for maintaining law and order as well as the legal security of a society's citizens. With this course, you will learn the most important aspects of the judicial system, including civil and criminal law, how judges make laws, how and why laws change, and much more.
Legal Studies - Laws and the Judicial System
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Students

    6,095
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Outcome

Certification

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Description

This course will teach you that, before a law becomes effective, it has to meet a number of criteria.You will learn how a law becomes known to the public, in line with community values, enforceable, stable, and amendable. This course will then discuss the dispute resolution network, including the elements of fairness, the principle of access, the resolution of disputes, and the various mechanisms in this network.

What's the difference between civil and criminal law? In a nutshell, civil law deals with disputes while criminal law deals with crime. In this course, you will gain a strong understanding of these two types of laws. You will also learn about the role of parliament, delegated bodies, and courts in the judicial system. You will learn how laws change to adapt to the changing values and needs of modern society and how judges make decisions based on earlier decisions in similar cases called precedents.

This Legal Studies course is an ideal study-aid for law students or for those who wish to acquaint themselves with the fundamentals of legal systems. It will make you more aware of the relationships between law-making bodies including their strengths and weaknesses. You will also be able to determine if a law should be effective or not. So, check out the course and gain a better understanding of the law and the judicial system today.

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