lawCourse Title:
Law & Mock Trial

Course Numbers:

Course Curriculum:
Fall semester: Criminal Law and Torts
College Credit: CRJ 135 (3), HUM 175 (1)
Spring semester: Constitutional Law and Contracts
College Credit: PAR 115 (3), HUM 175 (1)

Course Description:
The course is designed to provide practical education about the U.S. legal system, democracy, and human rights. We study several different areas of law including Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Contracts, and others. Class practices will include debates/arguments, mock trial, persuasive speaking, and analytical and persuasive writing.

What does Law & Mock Trial offer?
This is a great class to sharpen your thinking, speaking, and writing whether you aspire to a career in law or any other field. Mock trial helps students learn to think critically about a large set of facts as well as to think on their feet. The spirit of competition drives students to achieve.

ALSO, you have the opportunity to earn up to 8 college credits!

Benefits of the Law & Mock Trial class at C E C:

  • Learn critical thinking skills
  • Career exploration in the area of law and other careers requiring speaking and writing, and critical thinking skills
  • Be up to the competition when you start your career or continuing education.
  • Acquire skills that will help you think fast on your feet
  • The opportunity to compete against students from other schools

Possible career choices in Law include:

  • Lawyer
  • Paralegal
  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Research expert
  • ANY JOB THAT REQUIRES WRITING AND CRITICAL THINKING!

Ben MigliorinoCourse Credits:
Fall semester: Criminal Law and Torts
5 Social Studies, 5 elective, 5 English (technical writing)
College Credit: CRJ 135 (3), HUM 175 (1)
Spring semester: Constitutional Law and Contracts
5 Social Studies, 5 elective, 5 English (technical writing)
College Credit: PAR 115 (3), HUM 175 (1)

Concurrent Enrollment:
Concurrent Enrollment with CCD

Course Certifications Available:
N/A

For additional Information:
Contact Ben Migliorino at: 720.423-6676 or Benjamin_Migliorino@dpsk12.org

To Register:
Talk to your Counselor or call Dan DePinto, CEC counselor at 720-423-6681 to enroll.