The American Legal System   [Archived Catalog]
2021-2022 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

MLS 410 - The American Legal System

3.0 Credit(s)
This course will introduce students to the Anglo-American system of law including sources of law such as Constitutions, statutes, case law, common law and regulations; the structure, jurisdiction, and functions of U.S. courts at both the federal and state levels; the role of law in American society; and the roles and responsibilities of legal professionals.

Please note: ALL MLS Courses are conducted online, in collaboration with The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law.