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Law School for Everyone: Litigation, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, and Torts

Learn the fundamentals of U.S. law in 48 lectures delivered by four exceptional lawyers and professors.

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48 Lectures

1
Image of Litigation and Legal Practice: Litigation and the American Legal System
Litigation and Legal Practice: Litigation and the American Legal System
0 of 31 min
2
Image of Litigation and Legal Practice: Thinking like a Lawyer
Litigation and Legal Practice: Thinking like a Lawyer
0 of 29 min
3
Image of Litigation and Legal Practice: Representing Your Client
Litigation and Legal Practice: Representing Your Client
0 of 31 min
4
Image of Litigation and Legal Practice: Trial Strategy behind the Scenes
Litigation and Legal Practice: Trial Strategy behind the Scenes
0 of 29 min
5
Image of Litigation and Legal Practice: Opening Statements: The Moment of Primacy
Litigation and Legal Practice: Opening Statements: The Moment of Primacy
0 of 31 min
6
Image of Litigation and Legal Practice: Direct Examination: Questioning Your Witnesses
Litigation and Legal Practice: Direct Examination: Questioning Your Witnesses
0 of 29 min
7
Image of Litigation and Legal Practice: The Art of the Objection
Litigation and Legal Practice: The Art of the Objection
0 of 29 min
8
Image of Litigation and Legal Practice: Problematic Evidence
Litigation and Legal Practice: Problematic Evidence
0 of 29 min
9
Image of Litigation and Legal Practice: Controlling Cross-Examination
Litigation and Legal Practice: Controlling Cross-Examination
0 of 29 min
10
Image of Litigation and Legal Practice: Closing Arguments: Driving Your Theory Home
Litigation and Legal Practice: Closing Arguments: Driving Your Theory Home
0 of 28 min
11
Image of Litigation and Legal Practice: Understanding the Appellate Process
Litigation and Legal Practice: Understanding the Appellate Process
0 of 30 min
12
Image of Litigation and Legal Practice: Arguing before the Supreme Court
Litigation and Legal Practice: Arguing before the Supreme Court
0 of 33 min
13
Image of Criminal Law and Procedure: Who Defines Crimes, and How?
Criminal Law and Procedure: Who Defines Crimes, and How?
0 of 36 min
14
Image of Criminal Law and Procedure: Crime and the Guilty Mind
Criminal Law and Procedure: Crime and the Guilty Mind
0 of 31 min
15
Image of Criminal Law and Procedure: Homicide and Moral Culpability
Criminal Law and Procedure: Homicide and Moral Culpability
0 of 32 min
16
Image of Criminal Law and Procedure: The Law of Self-Defense
Criminal Law and Procedure: The Law of Self-Defense
0 of 30 min
17
Image of Criminal Law and Procedure: Federal Crimes and Federal Power
Criminal Law and Procedure: Federal Crimes and Federal Power
0 of 33 min
18
Image of Criminal Law and Procedure: Cruel and Unusual Punishments
Criminal Law and Procedure: Cruel and Unusual Punishments
0 of 34 min
19
Image of Criminal Law and Procedure: Due Process and the Right to Counsel
Criminal Law and Procedure: Due Process and the Right to Counsel
0 of 32 min
20
Image of Criminal Law and Procedure: Government Searches and Privacy Rights
Criminal Law and Procedure: Government Searches and Privacy Rights
0 of 32 min
21
Image of Criminal Law and Procedure: The Shrinking Warrant Requirement
Criminal Law and Procedure: The Shrinking Warrant Requirement
0 of 33 min
22
Image of Criminal Law and Procedure: The Fifth Amendment Privilege
Criminal Law and Procedure: The Fifth Amendment Privilege
0 of 33 min
23
Image of Criminal Law and Procedure: Miranda and Police Interrogations
Criminal Law and Procedure: Miranda and Police Interrogations
0 of 33 min
24
Image of Criminal Law and Procedure: Plea Bargains, Jury Trials, and Justice
Criminal Law and Procedure: Plea Bargains, Jury Trials, and Justice
0 of 36 min
25
Image of Civil Procedure: Procedural Rights and Why They Matter
Civil Procedure: Procedural Rights and Why They Matter
0 of 31 min
26
Image of Civil Procedure: Subject Matter Jurisdiction
Civil Procedure: Subject Matter Jurisdiction
0 of 32 min
27
Image of Civil Procedure: Jurisdiction over the Defendant
Civil Procedure: Jurisdiction over the Defendant
0 of 31 min
28
Image of Civil Procedure: A Modern Approach to Personal Jurisdiction
Civil Procedure: A Modern Approach to Personal Jurisdiction
0 of 32 min
29
Image of Civil Procedure: The Role of Pleadings
Civil Procedure: The Role of Pleadings
0 of 31 min
30
Image of Civil Procedure: Understanding Complex Litigation
Civil Procedure: Understanding Complex Litigation
0 of 30 min
31
Image of Civil Procedure: The Use and Abuse of Discovery
Civil Procedure: The Use and Abuse of Discovery
0 of 30 min
32
Image of Civil Procedure: Deciding a Case before the Trial Ends
Civil Procedure: Deciding a Case before the Trial Ends
0 of 31 min
33
Image of Civil Procedure: The Right to a Civil Jury Trial
Civil Procedure: The Right to a Civil Jury Trial
0 of 31 min
34
Image of Civil Procedure: Determining What Law Applies
Civil Procedure: Determining What Law Applies
0 of 33 min
35
Image of Civil Procedure: Relitigation and Preclusion
Civil Procedure: Relitigation and Preclusion
0 of 31 min
36
Image of Civil Procedure: Appeals and How They Are Judged
Civil Procedure: Appeals and How They Are Judged
0 of 32 min
37
Image of Torts: The Calamitous World of Tort Law
Torts: The Calamitous World of Tort Law
0 of 32 min
38
Image of Torts: Legal Duty to Others
Torts: Legal Duty to Others
0 of 29 min
39
Image of Torts: Reasonable Care and the Reasonable Person
Torts: Reasonable Care and the Reasonable Person
0 of 28 min
40
Image of Torts: Rules versus Standards of Care
Torts: Rules versus Standards of Care
0 of 28 min
41
Image of Torts: The Complexities of Factual Causation
Torts: The Complexities of Factual Causation
0 of 32 min
42
Image of Torts: Legal Causation and Foreseeability
Torts: Legal Causation and Foreseeability
0 of 30 min
43
Image of Torts: Liability for the Acts of Others
Torts: Liability for the Acts of Others
0 of 30 min
44
Image of Torts: When Tort Plaintiffs Share the Blame
Torts: When Tort Plaintiffs Share the Blame
0 of 29 min
45
Image of Torts: Animals, Blasting, and Strict Liability
Torts: Animals, Blasting, and Strict Liability
0 of 33 min
46
Image of Torts: The Rise of Products Liability
Torts: The Rise of Products Liability
0 of 31 min
47
Image of Torts: Products Liability Today
Torts: Products Liability Today
0 of 33 min
48
Image of Torts: Punitive Damages and Their Limits
Torts: Punitive Damages and Their Limits
0 of 34 min

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a********m
May 18, 2019

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g********m
May 15, 2019
This course provides an excellent overview of how the legal system works and how it got that way. The professors are all very good at presenting interesting lectures on what are usually dull topics.

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y********m
March 21, 2019
Extremely comprehensive course. Definitely a great law primer. Thank you for the informational course!

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