Free Online Law Courses from Top Universities

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Free online law courses are offered by the University of California, Berkeley, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Open University. Courses can be accessed at any time.
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Free Law Courses

Free law courses are available online from the University of California, Berkeley, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Courses can be accessed online via the school's website or even from YouTube.

University of California, Berkeley

UC Berkeley provides interested students with the chance to learn about law for free online. Courses are available as video lectures.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT provides students with the opportunity to learn about law for free online. Course topics include the Supreme Court, Congress, and copyright law.

Open University

Open University offers many online courses for free on the subject of law. Take a look at this list below.

Free Online Law Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Law 272.3 - Climate Change and the Law course from UC Berkeley Undergraduate Video lectures No No Yes
Law 271.71 - International Environmental Law course from UC Berkeley Undergraduate Video lectures No No Yes
Introduction to Copyright Law course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/video lectures Yes No Yes
Law and Society course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/lecture notes/study materials Yes No Yes
Congress and the American Political System I course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/lecture notes/projects Yes Yes Yes
The Supreme Court, Civil Liberties and Civil Rights course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/discussion notes Yes Yes Yes
Congress and the American Political System II course from MIT Undergraduate/graduate Texts Yes No Yes
Parliament and the Law course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Privacy Rights and the Law course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Human Rights and Law course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Europe and the Law course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Making and Using Rules course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Judges and the Law course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
An Introduction to Law in Contemporary Scotland course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Company Law in Context course from Open University Beginner Text/audio/video No No Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master: Legal Studies
      • Master: Criminal Justice
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor: Criminal Justice
    Associate's
      • AAS in Legal Support and Services
      • Associate: Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    2. New England College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA in Criminal Justice
      • BA in Criminal Justice/Human Services
    Associate's
      • AA in Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
  • Online Programs Available
    4. American InterContinental University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor or Science - Criminal Justice: Corrections and Case Management
      • Bachelor or Science - Criminal Justice: Generalist
      • Bachelor or Science - Criminal Justice: Homeland Security and Crisis Management
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Walden University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • PhD in Public Policy & Administration - Law & Public Policy
      • PhD in Criminal Justice - General
      • PhD in Criminal Justice - General (Advanced Fast Track)
      • PhD in Criminal Justice - General (Advanced)
      • PhD in Criminal Justice - General (Fast Track)
      • PhD in Criminal Justice - Online Teaching in Higher Education
    Master's
      • MS in Criminal Justice - General
      • MS in Criminal Justice - International/Global Criminal Justice Issues
      • MS in Criminal Justice - Self-Designed
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Psychology - Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Regent University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Laws (LL.M.) - American Legal Studies
      • M.A. in Law - Human Rights & Rule of Law
      • M.A. in Law - International Business Transactions
      • Master of Arts in Government - Law and Public Policy
      • Master of Arts in Law
      • Master of Arts in Law - General Legal Studies
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies
      • Bachelor of Arts in Government - Pre-Law
      • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Government
      • Bachelor of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
      • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Criminal Justice
      • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Saint Leo University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DCJ: Education
    Master's
      • MS: Criminal Justice
      • MS: Criminal Justice - Critical Incident Management
      • MS: Criminal Justice - Legal Studies
    Bachelor's
      • BA: Criminal Justice
      • BA: Criminal Justice - Criminalistics
    Associate's
      • AA: Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Criminal Justice, M.S.
    Bachelor's
      • Criminal Justice, B.S.
    Associate's
      • Criminal Justice, A.S.
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Organizational Leadership: Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Colorado Technical University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor - Management - Criminal Justice
      • Doctorate: Management - Homeland Security
    Master's
      • M.S. - Criminal Justice
      • Master: Management - Homeland Security
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Criminal Justice

Featured Schools

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Purdue University Global

  • Master: Legal Studies
  • Bachelor: Criminal Justice
  • AAS in Legal Support and Services

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New England College

  • BA in Criminal Justice
  • BA in Criminal Justice/Human Services
  • AA in Criminal Justice

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Grand Canyon University

  • MS in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies

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American InterContinental University

  • Bachelor or Science - Criminal Justice: Corrections and Case Management
  • Bachelor or Science - Criminal Justice: Generalist
  • Associate of Science in Criminal Justice

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Walden University

  • PhD in Public Policy & Administration - Law & Public Policy
  • MS in Criminal Justice - General
  • BS in Psychology - Criminal Justice

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Regent University

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) - American Legal Studies
  • M.A. in Law - Human Rights & Rule of Law
  • Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Government - Pre-Law

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Saint Leo University

  • DCJ: Education
  • MS: Criminal Justice
  • BA: Criminal Justice
  • AA: Criminal Justice

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Colorado Christian University

  • Criminal Justice, M.S.
  • Criminal Justice, B.S.
  • Criminal Justice, A.S.

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