The American Legal System

Module 5 of 6 - The American Legal System  — Optional Reading

Please complete the assignments below. When you are finished, click "Finish Module" (below) to continue on to the next module.


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4 (past)

The Administrative Process - Professor Jim Dodge

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3 (past)

The Legislative Process - Professor Jim Dodge

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2 (past)

Structure of the Courts - Professor Shaun Jamison

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1 (past)

The American Legal System - Professor Shaun Jamison

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Optional Reading

This is "challenge" reading and is not required.

Farnsworth, ch. 6, "The Legislative System"
Meador, ch. 6, "Trends and Directions"
Meador, Appendix B, "The Courts of the Fifty States"

Congratulations on your work so far. Please use this opportunity to catch up in your other courses and complete all your work.

1.5 hrs


  • Click here to view the handout (Model Answer for Terms and Definitions exercise uploaded in previous module: "Cases and Statutes.").