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Legal Studies - The Adversary Trial System

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Learn all about the legal system and increase your knowledge of civil and criminal law
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    2-3 Hours
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This second installment of the free legal studies course examines the court and trial system in detail and explores various civil and criminal procedures in the context of real-world case studies. This course is a useful introduction to those who wish to learn and understand the role law plays in modern society and the intricacies of the justice and court system. Start Course Now

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will understand the adversary system, including its strengths and weaknesses. You will gain a good knowledge of the court hierarchy such as systems of appeals, doctrine of precedent, specialised courts and tribunals. You will understand the jury systems composition, empanelling of a jury, role of a jury, strengths, problems and reforms of the jury system. In this course you will gain a good knowledge of civil and criminal procedures including pre-trials, post trials and much more.


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Course Reviews

Andre G.
2 years ago
Andre G.

This Course was great. Alot of information regarding the Adversary Council as well as the difference between civil and criminal Law.

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