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Federal Courts, Civil Rights & Civil Liberties

This lesson received an honorable mention for the 2013 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge. 'You studied the constitutional basis for the 3 branches of government in Module 2. You studied the legislative branch in Module 3. You studied the executive branch in Module 4. And for this module, you will be studying the judicial branch, civil rights and civil liberties. Most of us will enjoy the pleasure of taking part in the court system at one time or another in our life. If you've been to traffic court, you got an introduction to the state court system. In this module, however, you will learn about the federal court system. In addition to the structure of the federal court system, you will also learn how the courts play an important role in defining and protecting our civil liberties and civil rights.... Show More


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