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Diploma in Legal Studies


Diploma in Legal Studies
Diploma in Legal Studies

Improve your knowledge of effective laws in the courts


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Course Description

The free online Diploma in Legal Studies course from ALISON gives you the opportunity to study key subjects in legal studies, greatly increasing your understanding and knowledge of legal systems and related procedures and practices.


You will review the types of law and how they are created, how the adversary legal system operates, and what types of legal procedures there are.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will know the characteristics of effective laws. It will help you to understand civil and criminal law. Laws are continuously changing; this course will inform you about the methods used to change laws and the reasons for such changes. The role a judge has in making laws is essential; you will understand the different aspects of law-making within the courts. You will be more aware of the relationship between the various law-making bodies and learn of the adversary trial system, court hierarchy, the jury system, and civil and criminal procedures.


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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
The Adversary trial system
The Court hierarchy
The Jury system
Civil procedure
Criminal procedure
Civil cases and criminal disputes
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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 708 reviews
Course Title: Diploma in Legal Studies
Course #: 267
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 25
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Course Description:

The free online Diploma in Legal Studies course from ALISON gives you the opportunity to study key subjects in legal studies, greatly increasing your understanding and knowledge of legal systems and related procedures and practices.


You will review the types of law and how they are created, how the adversary legal system operates, and what types of legal procedures there are.

License:
Release Date: 19 April 2013
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 10-15 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: None
Animation: Medium
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Third Level
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: No
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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    Kofi Akpalu Ghana It was worth it, very interesting and straight to the point. 2015-05-20 12:05:53
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    Karla Tuggle United States of America The online Diploma in Legal Studies course was well written and easily followed. The examples given were complete and on point. 2015-05-16 17:05:41
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    Robert Firkins United Kingdom The course is very informative and succinct. It gives information about the law and legal procedures without unnecessary and extraneous material. It gives the student the insight to the legal system, its faults and efficiency in a brief and understandable manner. it also gives 'food for thought'. 2015-03-27 17:03:19
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    Isaiah Reid United States of America It was great I've learned a lot about law, especially the different types of law and how they play a major role in the decision making or outcome of a case. 2015-03-13 14:03:15
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    Wiki Aukaha New Zealand This is an excellent course, it gives such greater understanding and knowledge of how the justice system applies in society. 2015-03-13 07:03:49
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    John Mokuoane South Africa World class course, I can recommend it to lots of people willing to further their knowledge. 2015-03-12 13:03:01
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    John Mokuoane South Africa The course offers a vast insight about Law, and how an individual can approach issues through Legal systems. It even provides knowledge to the ordinary citizen on how to access services to achieve justice. Very important simplified way one can follow a career in Law. 2015-03-12 13:03:37
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    Zakaria Wanzam Abubakari Ghana This course is very informative and refreshing. It well researched and very easy to understand. 2015-03-04 23:03:44
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    Moffat Seakonyane Botswana The course materials are easy to be understood. Modules are written in simple English Language. I Am gaining lot of skill. Thanks a lot ALISON. 2015-02-25 19:02:50
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    Stephanie Jelani United States of America This was a very informative overview of the legal system. 2015-02-20 20:02:59
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