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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 133 reviews
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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  • Sophia Hutcherson
    Sophia Hutcherson United States of America I have learned a lot that will probably help my situation. Enjoyed taking the course but wish I could have actually receive the diploma 2015-08-27 01:08:25
  • Bikram Brahma
    Bikram Brahma India It was good and helpful .Every individual should have this knowledge . 2015-08-26 06:08:28
  • Bikram Brahma
    Bikram Brahma India The course helped me in gaining knowledge about the legal system . It was brief and precise and quite helpful .Thank you . 2015-08-26 06:08:30
  • Kim Anderson
    Kim Anderson United States of America Informative and gave me the information I was looking for. 2015-08-25 20:08:02
  • Darcy Aldred
    Darcy Aldred United Kingdom It was a quick interesting overview of the Judicial System. 2015-08-20 21:08:11
  • Aniemeka Umeonyido
    Aniemeka Umeonyido Denmark This course has given me insight on elements of legal system. I would recommend this course for anyone that has flair for law. 2015-08-19 14:08:10
  • peter anthony Golding
    peter anthony Golding United Kingdom It helped me to understand more about the differences in the system of law and how it works. Thanks Alison. 2015-08-17 11:08:57
  • MATTHEW HALL
    MATTHEW HALL United States of America Awesome 2015-08-14 18:08:29
  • Rakesh Bhat
    Rakesh Bhat Singapore Its a good course which takes you through the principles of legal system,law making and how it works 2015-08-12 13:08:28
  • Michael Adekunjo
    Michael Adekunjo United Kingdom Fundamental legal system study online made easy. Thank you very much. 2015-07-29 11:07:20
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