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
Classroom
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 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Saturday 1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Instructor: Courtney Powers
374318
Fee:
$415.00
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Notes

Visitors not permitted. Early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline is June 27, 2020.  

 

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 04, 2020
Course Requirements
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Lecture
Sat Jun 27, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Sat Jul 4, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Sat Jul 11, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Sat Jul 18, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Sat Jul 25, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Sat Aug 1, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114

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