- Name: Introduction to the Courts and American Legal System
- Division: Career & Technical Education
- Discipline: Criminal Justice
- Units (Credits): 3.00
I. Catalog Course Description
Prerequisite: CRJ 101 and 102 or 104
Introduces the judicial branch of government, its history, roles, structure and hierarchy of the courts, the central actors and processes. Compares and contrasts the roles of the other branches of government; its organization and interrelationship of the courts within our system of federal, state, and local governments.