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Administration of Justice



Legal Systems and Court Management

The Legal Systems and Court Management Emphasis is designed to provide an understanding of the development and purposes of the California court system, with emphasis on the municipal, superior, and appellate courts; internships between the segments of the criminal justice system; principles and practices in civil and criminal court patterns of non-judicial court support personnel; basic legal vocabulary; aspects of the jury system; rights to speedy and public trial and assistance of counsel; issues in court administration and inherent powers; and , the future of the court system.

Students who earn degrees or certificates in the Legal System/Court Management Emphasis are prepared for employment as court clerks and administrators.

Students should be aware that prior felony convictions are disqualifying.  Prior substance abuse and other disqualifiers may apply in specific positions related to law enforcement or in Legal Systems/Ct. Management positions.


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