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Legal Studies - The Adversary Trial System


Legal Studies - The Adversary Trial System
Legal Studies - The Adversary Trial System

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Course Description

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.

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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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Module Title
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 31 reviews
Course Title: Legal Studies - The Adversary Trial System
Course #: 214
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 6
Content Origin: Australian School Curriculum
Course Description: 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.
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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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    David Quillen United States of America Very good course 2015-04-14 16:04:58
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    Nadine Carter United States of America I enjoyed The Adversary Trial System Course and found it to be very informational. 2015-03-22 03:03:35
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    Roopa Surya Sri Gullipalli India Very nice course to understand the aspects of Alternative Dispute Resolution and get thorough idea about the trails and settlement system of courts by formal and informal methods. 2015-01-06 14:01:35
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    Joas Petros Ndlovu South Africa I had gained knowledge about legal system 2014-12-23 02:12:42
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    Barista Khaled Ghana Is realy cool thank you 2014-08-24 10:08:59
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    Harrison Onyekwuluje Nigeria i think it is a good course 2014-05-12 11:05:26
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    Harrison Onyekwuluje Nigeria I think It is a good course 2014-05-10 15:05:51
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    Adedayo Abel Nigeria Keep on helping talented young student. I enjoyed the tutor here. It fantastic. 2014-04-29 20:04:35
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    Raynard McDonall United States of America This course importance was vital in better understanding how the lower courts function and assist those who are subject to various disputes-criminal or civil. I benefited a lot from this course and would recommend it to others. 2014-04-01 01:04:39
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    Austern Ngándu Zambia Course Module: Assessment Course Topic: Legal Studies 2 Assessment Comment: All the topics in these courses are well researched and have been presented in a simple and easy to follow manner. It's an excellent innovation and gesture by Alison. I am so grateful for this free offer. 2014-03-06 12:03:14
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