Torts, Criminal Law & Procedures
The Torts, Criminal Law & Procedures certificate course is designed for legal professionals to learn more about the issues affecting our society and their legal ramifications. You will learn about the complex subject of torts, and how torts are civil wrongs committed against individuals and against people in general. The various classes of wrongs, such as negligence and defamation, are discussed. You will also discover the difference between such civil injuries and crimes, including homicide, larceny, kidnapping, and extortion. Pleadings and practice in civil actions and criminal procedure are also explored, explaining how cases are presented in court and defended. Finally, this course covers critical thinking skills, which are needed when attempting to integrate the information covered into your professional life.
- Prerequisite: High School or General Equivalency Diploma
- Study Method: Online study guides and exams
- Program Length: Completion time ranges from 4-12 months. Students must satisfy all academic and financial obligations to graduate from their program.