Street Law emphasizes practical law and provides opportunities for students to become educated in the American legal system. Students learn basic legal principles to apply as a citizen, consumer and employee. Study includes the structure and history of the legal system (criminal and civil), laws applying to minors, contract law, consumer law, employment law, property and landlord/tenant law, insurance, credit law, tort law, and white collar crimes.
This course offers available introduction to the laws that influence and shape our personal and professional lives. Real-life situations and applications are provided through an extensive group of guest speakers such as judges, lawyers, law enforcement officers, court reporters, and others.