LGST 249
Legal Literacy (OCW)


LGST 249
Legal Literacy (OCW)

Study Guide

Unit 1: Procedural Justice, Adversarialism, and Legal Literacy

Learning Objectives

After completing Unit 1 you should be able to:

  1. explain the concept of procedural justice
  2. explain the concept of adversarialism in law and describe the effect it has on legal proceedings
  3. list some of the basic tools of legal literacy
  4. describe the relationship between literacy and legal literacy
  5. compare and contrast legal literacy and other literacies
  6. explain the relationship of legal literacy to other concepts related to law in society
  7. list the objectives of legal literacy