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LAW 3170

This course offers an in-depth exploration of key dispute resolution topics. The topics studied will change from year to year, reflecting new developments in the field and student interest.

LAW 3250 T27

Under the aegis of the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic, the Business Law Clinical Internship is an experiential learning course that combines basic instruction on fundamental organizational and transactional legal concepts together with field work.

LAW 3862

The Art of the Deal is a practical business clinical course involving various aspects of solicitors’ work, including interviewing, negotiating, counselling, drafting and memo writing.

LAW 3940

Students will read and engage with a variety of perspectives on particular Charter rights, the legitimacy of judicial review under the Charter, and the capacity of the Charter to address significant social issues such as, for example, poverty, religious freedoms, and gender equality.

Dayna Steinfeld
LAW 3590

This seminar-based course includes a focus on the legal dynamics of police/civilian encounters through student-led review of the law surrounding detention, arrest, search and seizure and, as time permits, other current and timely matters.

LAW 3090

Relationships between children and youth, family, state and law are examined within an interdisciplinary context, focusing on such issues as rights theories and the public/private distinction; regulation of young offenders; child protection and state intervention; children in the courts; and the particular challenges of older children/young adults at the boundary between childhood and adulthood.

LAW 2672

“Introduction to Civil Procedure” is an exploration of the methodology employed to ensure the fair assessment of claims brought in the civil litigation process. The course will focus on the practices, rules and procedures leading to the trial of a civil action.

William Gange
LAW 2672

The course will concentrate on the Manitoba Queen’s Bench Rules and the cases interpreting those rules. Practical tips and measures to ensure compliance with the rules will also be considered. Problem solving will be stressed by studying how the rules apply in various factual scenarios.

Kevin Toyne
LAW 3020

The primary purpose of this course is to train students in lawyering skills. Students will be required to engage in classroom work and participate in simulated exercises. Emphasis will be given to the differences and similarities between administrative tribunal and court advocacy.

David T. Gisser
LAW 3302

The primary focus of the Clinical Criminal Law course is the development of skills required by a practitioner in criminal law. These skills include: interviewing, counselling, negotiation and advocacy skills such as direct and cross-examination and argument.

Michael Walker