The American Constitution - Exploring the US Legal System

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Law touches nearly all aspects of our lives, and a certain amount of basic legal knowledge is necessary to identify important legal issues that arise in daily life and in various industries. The way that lawyers think and analyze serves as a valuable foundation for individuals in many fields. Learn at an introductory level, about: the legal system in the U.S., what lawyers really do, and how to analyze issues like an attorney, all through real examples and interactive hypotheticals and exercises.

Student profile

This is a discussion-based course. Students should expect to engage in daily reading assignments to help prepare for robust in-class discussions. All ALP students should plan to bring a personal laptop or tablet for use in class and during evening sessions. 

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Application deadlines

Application opens: Nov. 29, 2022
Deadline: Apply by May 1, 2023

Tuition deadlines

The first half of tuition is due by May 15, 2023. The second half of tuition is due by June 1, 2023.

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