Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the characteristics of constitutions, including their formality, vagueness, and ability to be amended.
  2. Describe and compare systems of law, including English common law, civil code, and religious law.
  3. Identify different types of law, such as constitutional, civil, and criminal.
  4. Compare and contrast various definitions of justice and the role of judges in determining justice.
  5. Define judicial review, and identify the purposes of judicial review in various types of governments.