Identifying Sources of Law

What you’ll learn to do: understand, explain and distinguish between different sources and types of law

In this outcome, you will learn about schools of legal thought and the various types of law, from natural and positive law, to criminal and civil law.

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

  • Identify, explain and distinguish between different theories of law.


The learning activities for this section include:

  • Reading: Schools of Legal Thought
  • Reading: U.S. Positive Law

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