Introduction to Law

Provides a fundamental understanding of the American legal system from a variety of perspectives, both civil and criminal. Students develop an appreciation of essential historical information concerning the development of the American legal system and the working structure of our government. Students gain an understanding of procedural issues in the courts, specific concepts of law, e.g., contract law, property law, etc., the distinctive characteristics of criminal law and procedure, and finally, the roles of various legal professionals and the effect of legal ethics on the practice of law. Students intending on pursuing advanced legal courses develop a solid foundation in the American legal system. Introduction to Law also provides a functional appreciation for students of other disciplines with regard to the impact of the legal system on their lives and their chosen disciplines.NOTE: Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

  • Prerequisite(s) : ESOL 054 and ESOL 052 or ACLT 052 or ACLT 053
  • Credits: 3
  • Cost: $118/billable hour + fees (in county)

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Winter 2018 CCBC
CRN Register Seats Days Times Date Location
10821 Register 14 - 1/2/2018 - 1/22/2018 Online
Spring 2018 CCBC
CRN Register Seats Days Times Date Location
22694 Register 17 TR 2:20 - 3:45 PM 1/29/2018 - 5/20/2018 Catonsville CLLB 128
22695 Register 17 M 5:45 - 8:40 PM 1/29/2018 - 5/20/2018 Catonsville CLLB 034B
22750 Register 15 TR 8:00 - 9:25 AM 1/29/2018 - 5/20/2018 Essex BESS 208
23458 Register 20 W 5:45 - 8:40 PM 1/29/2018 - 5/20/2018 Essex BESS 325
22748 Register 23 - 1/29/2018 - 5/20/2018 Online
23017 Register 29 - 3/21/2018 - 5/13/2018 Online