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Legal Studies - Laws and the Judicial System Course


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


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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.

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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. 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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 144 votes
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: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Ken Samuel
    Ken Samuel Saint Vincent Laws are what governs a country and the people's behavior on a daily basis and if broken, goes before the judicial system for judgement and penalties 2015-12-29 17:12:45
  • Ken Samuel
    Ken Samuel Saint Vincent Laws are what governs a country and the people behaviors on a daily basis and if broken such goes before the judicial system for judgement and penalties 2015-12-29 17:12:35
  • Tamayo Yasukawa
    Tamayo Yasukawa United States of America Good course. 2015-11-16 18:11:06
  • Meggie Jones
    Meggie Jones United Kingdom It was quite hard, but I am so happy I passed!!! 2015-11-10 22:11:16
  • Robyn De La Garza
    Robyn De La Garza United States of America Great opportunity 2015-11-08 06:11:57
  • Carl Webster
    Carl Webster Ireland Very good course! Simple yet informative, and FREE! 2015-11-07 23:11:21
  • fabian whyte
    fabian whyte United Kingdom This course is very wide spread I find it very interesting on the other hand challenging however manageable. I am having difficulty doing the assessment do some resin it won't let me continue can anyone help please Kind Regards Fabian 2015-11-03 20:11:12
  • Malek Deng
    Malek Deng Sweden It's easy for those living in some countries in Africa without know any right about law,with its 800-year history of human rights law and long political stability, to imagine the same situation should be found in the rest of the world,Can we protect the right of those who have not protection?But as recently as 1950, only four countries in Africa (currently there are 55) even had their own independent government,Stable government and democracy, which are generally critical to eliminating, are slowly developing across much of the continent. It takes many decades for stable government, economic stability and the rule of law to establish,Can we protection the continent by another continent law? 2015-10-30 20:10:21
  • Susan Collins
    Susan Collins United States of America Enjoyable and easy to understand 2015-10-20 04:10:01
  • Aretha Sumoiwuo
    Aretha Sumoiwuo Liberia I am grateful to ALISON for the course, it has given me great understanding on the laws and judicial system. 2015-10-19 11:10:30
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