Introduction to U.S. Law for Court Interpreters

LAW X 430

This course introduces students to the legal concepts embodied in terminology. Students learn the fundamentals of criminal and civil courts in both the federal and California systems.

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Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $415.00
As few as 6 weeks
2.0

What you can learn.

  • Discover methods of gaining access to public and private record sources, and techniques for gathering information about people, businesses, institutions, and government
  • Explore vibrant topics such as paper trails and computer-assisted projects; secrets of the most successful stories; managing time and resources; organizing complex information into compelling reports
  • Pursue and work on your own investigative project

About this course:

This course introduces students to the legal concepts embodied in terminology to be learned and practiced in subsequent courses. Students learn the fundamentals of criminal and civil courts in both the federal and California systems. Instruction explores the stages of criminal and civil proceedings and basic legal concepts relevant to each stage, such as the constitutional rights of defendants in criminal cases. The course covers the key constitutional provisions, statutes, court decisions, and rules that interpreters often encounter. Students are introduced to shorthand terms commonly substituted for formal legal terminology by lawyers in both systems.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Available
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Saturday 1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Location: Remote Learning
381925
Fee:
$415.00
54 days left. Enroll by Aug 7, 2021
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Notes

Visitors not permitted. Early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline is August 6, 2021.  

 

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 31, 2021
Course Requirements
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Sat Aug 7, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Remote Learning
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Sat Aug 14, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Remote Learning
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Sat Aug 21, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Remote Learning
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Sat Aug 28, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Remote Learning
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Sat Sep 4, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Remote Learning
Lecture
Sat Sep 11, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Remote Learning

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