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Legal Aspects

Course Numbers: 3092 (1.00)(H) | 3552 (1.00)(H) | 3553 (1.00)(C) | 3093 (1.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Social Studies
Counted In GPA: 1
Count In Honor Roll: 1

Legal Aspects: In this course, students will examine the workings of the U.S. criminal and civil justice systems, and gain an understanding of civil and criminal law; the legal process; the structure and procedures of court; and the role of various legal or judicial agencies. Students will also explore a wide range of topics including the history and foundation of U.S. law (the Constitution, statutes, and precedents) and contemporary problems in the criminal justice system. As a honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.