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1.6: Identifying Sources of Law

  • Page ID
    11456
  • 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.

    LEARNING ACTIVITIES

    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.