In order to have a society, we need rules. Those that understand those rules best, are in the best position to make or change them.
In this course, we will explore the fundamental parts of the American Legal System, and analyze how it functions in American society.
This law program will feature an overview of landmark decisions issued by the Supreme Court of the United States, and identify how these decisions have affected public policy and shaped the world we live in today. After studying these cases, students will become a judge and write their own concurring or dissenting judicial “opinion.” We’ll see you in court.
What You Will Learn
The basics of the American legal system
- How law is practiced in real life situations
- Concepts using real-life case studies
How to prepare and participate in a mock trial
Pre-College Summer Programs Prep Students for College
Entering college is an important step in any person’s life. How you prep for and begin college can influence your future. Pre-college summer programs can help students prepare for this decisive step. Summer programs allow students to experience college life by taking classes and participating in social activities on a college campus during the summer. Students can either live in
Benefits of pre-college summer programs for high school students:
- Readiness for college life – Pre collegiate summer programs make the transition from high school to college life less difficult. You will be more familiar with expectations of a college class and more comfortable getting around a college campus.
- Opportunity to explore your academic strengths and weaknesses – During pre-college summer programs, you can take classes in subjects that you are interested in, discover new interests, or focus on areas where you have knowledge gaps. Many pre-college programs offer combined courses where the students can choose more than one subject to study. You can think of these as career exploration activities.
JKCP’s Enrichment summer camp for high school students is designed for students who want to try a few different things! Do something you love. Try something new. Do both! The choice is yours. It’s the perfect program for the athlete who loves to paint, the gamer who shoots short films and the entrepreneur who sketches red carpet fashion designs. Create your ideal summer schedule by choosing one morning course and one afternoon course from 20 subjects spanning the arts, sciences, fashion, fitness, engineering and so much more!