Law & Order: Introduction to Legal Studies
Imagine if there were no laws and people could do anything they wanted. It’s safe to say the world would be a pretty chaotic place! Every society needs some form of regulation to ensure peace in our daily lives and in the broader areas of business, family disputes, traffic violations, and the protection of children. Laws are essential to preserving our way of life and must be established and upheld in everyone’s best interest. In Law and Order: Introduction to Legal Studies, you’ll delve deeper into the importance of laws and consider how their application affects us as individuals and communities. Through understanding the court system and how laws are actually enacted, you will learn to appreciate the larger legal process and how it safeguards us all.
- Learn about the criminal justice system, including how trials are handled.
- Explore the role that each person plays maintaining law and order in society.
- Examine different types of laws and how they are handled in the criminal justice system.
- Distinguish between civil and criminal courts and the consequences of each.