The [course_title] covers the basic concepts of the Legal system including courts, crime, controversy, law and crime, state courts, and legal terminology. In the course, you will also know about the process of arresting to arraignment, trials, and juries, appellate courts, etc.
You will know how to be a legal secretary. The section related to Courts, Crime and Controversy deals with courts, the criminal justice system, actors in the courthouse, criminal vs civil court cases, and law on the books and in action while the part related to Law and Crime explains the basis of American law, sources of American law, civil disputes, and criminal law. Apart from these, the section named Arrest to Arraignment describes the legal system of arrest, bail, preliminary hearing, grand jury, and arraignment. The State court section explains the basic rules of states courts.
Finally, the course will introduce you about the history of trials by jury, an overview of basic evidence, the steps in the trial process, the nature of the appellate process, and the various legal terminology.
This course does not involve any written exams. Students need to answer 5 assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Each answer needs to be 200 words (1 Page). Once the answers are submitted, the tutor will check and assess the work.
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|Legal Secretary Introduction|
|Legal Secretary Introduction||00:06:00|
|Courts, Crime, and Controversy|
|The Courts and the Criminal Justice System||00:16:00|
|Actors in the Courthouse||00:10:00|
|Criminal vs Civil Court Cases||00:16:00|
|Demo 1 – Sample Entry of Appearance||00:03:00|
|Demo 2 – Sample Plea Agreement||00:08:00|
|Law on the Books and in Action||00:06:00|
|Law and Crime|
|The Basis of American Law||00:16:00|
|Demo 1 – Reading Legal Citations||00:05:00|
|Sources of American Law||00:14:00|
|Civil Disputes and Criminal Law||00:17:00|
|Demo 1 – Sample Search Warrant||00:10:00|
|Arrest to Arraignment|
|Crime and Arrest||00:13:00|
|Demo 1 – Bail Bond Agreement||00:04:00|
|Preliminary Hearing, Grand Jury, and Arraignment||00:06:00|
|Trials and Juries|
|History of Trials by Jury||00:12:00|
|Demo 1 – Voir Dire||00:12:00|
|Overview of Basic Evidence||00:06:00|
|Steps In The Trial Process||00:12:00|
|Nature of the Appellate Process||00:10:00|
|Demo 1 – Notice of Appeal||00:05:00|
|Demo 2 – Sample Double Jeopardy Motion||00:11:00|
|Demo 1 – The Online Legal Dictionary||00:04:00|
|Demo 2 – Sample Contract||00:11:00|
|Submit Your Assignment||00:00:00|
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