What you’ll learn to do: describe the function and role of courts in the US legal system.

In this outcome, you will learn about the specific roles and jurisdictions of the two different court systems in the United States.

Here are some of the specific things you’ll learn to do in this section:


The learning activities for this section include:

  • Reading: The Courts and the Legal Process
  • Reading: The Problem of Jurisdiction

Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.