Focusing on an extensive examination of Montana law, this course teaches a new, innovative way to look at community safety, examining 6 areas of law essential for safety and equality. It equips advocates, lawmakers, and citizens with tools to make communities safer. Why the focus areas are important is discussed as well as their impact on individuals.
The curriculum has sections that discusses international law and federal law on the following topics:
1. Child Marriage;
2. Discrimination and Hate Crimes;
3. Consent to Sexual Contact;
4. Rape Kit Processing;
5. Spousal Rape;
6. Statutes of Limitations for Sex Crimes.
Discussion and answer session included. 18-page legal analysis of Montana law provided to attendees ($100 value included free for course).
CEU approval: Office of Public Instruction (2 education credits) and the Montana State Bar (1 general education credit and .5 ethics credits).