2017 - 2018 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

5146/5147 Law and the Administration of Justice A/B

0..5 credit per semester

This yearlong course will focus on law within our society, informing citizens of their rights, and the ability to support a position based on facts. The course begins with an in-depth focus on the Bill of Rights and continues with the consideration of due process, equal protection, and human rights. In the second semester, students will apply their knowledge through mock trail and moot court opportunities. All students will learn and demonstrate critical-thinking and legal-research skills.

Introduction to Justice, Law, and Society A or Law I and Introduction to Justice, Law, and Society B
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

Special Program or Cluster Designations:
  • Career Clusters and Career and Technology Education - Law, Government, Public Safety, & Administration
  • Additional Course Information:

Law and the Administration of Justice A/B

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