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Introduction to Law

Course Number: C359 /
Category: History and Social Science, Elective /
Credits: 5.0 /
Recommended Grades: 11,12 /
Level: College Prep /
Length: Semester /
Description: This course provides an introduction to the criminal laws of the United States. Students examine the American legal system and the progression of criminal cases from arrest through a jury verdict. Coursework includes a mandatory in-class mock trial simulation. Students learn to critically evaluate and understand the practical reality of American law and legal practice. This course is recommended for students interested in the law, particularly those who are considering a career in law or law enforcement.

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