Course Description

"Explores the different types of law and legal authority, standards of proof, how to conduct legal research, what 'IRAC' means and why you need to know it, the most important U.S. cases and how they've shaped our society, and what it means to impanel and be part of a jury. We'll hear from attorneys, professionals and judges in all areas of practice and how they've used their legal training. We will analyze cases, statutes, and the history of the U.S. legal system. By the end of the semester you will understand how the legal system in the U.S. works and if you are considering law school, an understanding of the pros and cons of earning a law degree and what to do with it."


This course is available for undergraduate credit. Students must possess a high school diploma and must be an adult age 18 or older to participate.
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