Pre-Law Learning Plan Term Paper

Length: 3 pages Subject: Business - Law Type: Term Paper Paper: #38373187 Related Topics: Elective, Law School, Constitutional Law, Curriculum
Excerpt from Term Paper :

Pre-Law Curriculum for the Sixth Grade

Governmental Background

These courses are drafted to create a strong background and knowledge base for the student to explore a career in the legal field in America to a range of degrees.

The American Federal System

This course will present to the students the powers specific to the federal government, specific to the state government and those specific to both. The goal is to have the student understand where these powers are different and where they overlap as well. Students will be forced to consider how the people are able to maintain their sovereignty within this system and the importance of doing so.

State and Local Government

Presents the constitutional background for the state and local government while putting an emphasis on the overlap of the states and their subdivisions along with the goals of both state and local politics. Students will be encouraged to look for instances where their state government ends and their federal government begins to foster a better understanding of the division between them and the reasons behind this.

1.3 American Public Policy

This class describes the procedures for creating agenda, along with the creation and development of policies in the country regarding land, health care and social services.

Goals: To make students aware of the current policies in America and to appreciate how they are shaped and impacted.

Section Two: American History

2.1 U.S. History until 1877

This course describes the European impacts upon the explorers and the period of exploration. A deeper level of exploration of the colonial, revolutionary and federal periods will be presented along with the fashion, cultural and social changes that went along with these periods. Furthermore, the regional rivalries which led to the civil war are also assessed. The entire Civil War is presented along with the social issues and other such repercussions that are still being felt today. A particular focus would be put on the development...


Constitution along with the early political system. A brief over-view of how economics functioned during this time will also be engaged in.

2.2 U.S. History post 1877.

Describes the post-Civil War period along with the Industrial period, and how the nation developed into a world power. The major world wars are then assessed along with their precursors and repercussions. The Korean and Vietnam War are discussed and the development of urban life in the world is also discussed with a comparison of the modern urban society both then and now. The notion of a New World Order is presented and discussed.

2.3 The Origins and Evolution of the U.S. Constitution

The development of the U.S. Constitution is discussed as it developed from the 1700s to now and how the social and political conditions of the time impacted this legal document. Judicial appointments and how they influence the Supreme Court also have an influence on modern society and future society.

Elective: The Science of Politics

Introduces the student to the study of political science, including the concept of how politics can even be a science. This course acquaints students with human behavior and how that manifests in politics along with certain research tools. Presents the function of politics, authority patterns, the need for citizenship and political change in general. The objective would be to create a strong understanding of American institutions and procedures along with their adjacent political systems in America.

Elective: The United States as a World Power.

Section Three: Law as a field of study

3.1 Law, Ethics and Society

Describes law and the legal system at large, along with what case law is and how to engage in the analysis and ethical consideration of the world at large. The court system is looked at, as is the difference between the courts,…

Cite this Document:

"Pre-Law Learning Plan" (2014, May 24) Retrieved August 13, 2022, from

"Pre-Law Learning Plan" 24 May 2014. Web.13 August. 2022. <>

"Pre-Law Learning Plan", 24 May 2014, Accessed.13 August. 2022,

Related Documents
Learning Environment of Schools at
Words: 6745 Length: 20 Pages Topic: Teaching Paper #: 45973427

Gokhale, a. (1995). Collaborative Learning Enhancing Critical Thinking. Journal of Technology Education, 7, 22 -- 31. In the article titled, Collaborative Learning Enhances Critical Thinking, the authors are seeking to understand the true effect that technology will have on what is known as collaborative learning. This is where students will work together to increase the overall amounts of comprehension of the subject matter. In this article, researchers wanted to know if

Learning Styles and Student Achievement
Words: 9900 Length: 35 Pages Topic: Teaching Paper #: 24063539

Students level of skills How students are relating to vocabulary usage Time segments in minutes Notes need help (more than 20% are unable to process) Students are spending more time working independently. Fewer students need assistance from teacher. A somewhat skilled (10-20% need some assistance from teacher) working independently (fewer than 10% need assistance from teacher Learning Styles used Time segments in minutes Notes Verbal/Linguistic Visual/Spatial Body/Kinesthetic Interpersonal Intrapersonal Musical Naturalistic Student Engagement Indicators - Make notes of overall impression of the lesson: Students Given Choices Give

Pre-K Program Evaluation Using Logic Model
Words: 1788 Length: 7 Pages Topic: Teaching Paper #: 71740289

Public Program Quality Evaluation Overview of the Program and the Program Rationale In 2011, approximately 23% of all children in the United States were children of immigrants. Many of these children have come from countries where the educational systems have not prepared them with competitive skills that will support a good standard of living. Various policies to address this issue have been proposed. Of the feasible options, the policy most likely to

Learning Goals Real Life Experience and Personal Experience
Words: 3023 Length: 10 Pages Topic: Education Paper #: 36646335

Summary/synthesis of what I learned The goal of the probation program is to help offenders to change for the better and to maintain that change. The probation program also works to ensure communities remain safe even while offenders are given a chance to re-integrate. The mission of probation is to ensure public safety through motivating offenders to change and to lead lives that are free of crime. The mission is achieved

Laws Affecting the Human Resources
Words: 4295 Length: 16 Pages Topic: Careers Paper #: 48075020

Add to this confusion the growing prevalence of telecommuters and the issues of the FLSA become even more complicated. Of course some telecommuting positions fall into the exempt category, and therefore are not subject to overtime pay, however some do. Due to the freedom to engage in 'private pursuits', employers may monitor when a virtual employee logs onto his or her computer and may require that he or she get

Should Someone With a Pre-Existing Condition Be Denied Health Insurance...
Words: 2741 Length: 10 Pages Topic: Healthcare Paper #: 38357079

Pre-Existing Condition and Denial of Health Insurance The focus of this work in writing is to examine whether the individual with a pre-existing health condition should be denied health insurance coverage. Toward this end, this work will examine the literature in this area of study. A pre-existing condition is "a medical condition that existed before someone applies for or enrolls in a new health insurance policy. It can be something as