Nov 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

LGST 100 - Intro to Law & Legal Systems (3)


This introductory course will provide students with information on the legal structure of American society.  The emphasis is on how the law really works in everyday life.  A vital feature of the course is an understanding of legal terminology and active inquiry by the students.  The students will analyze authentic and fictional cases and examine common legal forms.  The different topics will cover criminal, civil, juvenile, and consumer law.  The goal of this course is to prepare the students with a functional knowledge of the everyday law and the Bill of Rights in the United States Constitution.