Course Detail: CLSCRIMLAW - Criminal Law

Course Description
The course begins with an overview of the concept of punishment and goes on to study the burden of proof and criminal defenses; it also provides a critical look at the most common crimes. Students will learn common terminology in criminal law and how to consider a crime thoroughly in terms of its elements.

Additional Information
Students are required to complete six Advanced Paralegal Course topics to receive a certificate. Each topic is offered in a seven-week online session. Students must successfully complete the Core Requirements before they take the Advanced Paralegal Course. Up to three Advanced Paralegal Course topics may be taken during a seven-week online session and Advanced Paralegal Course topics do not have to be taken in any particular order.

Registration Deadlines

Course OpensRegister By
August 26August 30
October 21October 25
January 13January 17
March 9March 13
May 4May 8
June 29July 3


Continuing Education Units and Contact Hours

Per course: 45 clock hours or 4.5 CEUs

Format
Online

Cost
$300~$350+Books & Westlaw

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