The course will cover legal issues related to Aboriginal peoples in both the criminal justice system and the family law systems.
This seminar is a survey course on legal issues that particularly impact Indigenous peoples in Canada. It focuses on issues that will be relevant and useful to lawyers in a variety of practice areas, through the lens of reconciliation.
Administrative Law is the law that governs the executive branch of government/the administrative state. This course primarily explores the tensions between: preserving the rule of law and the rights and interests of those affected by administrative action; and honouring legislative intent in delegating decision-making authority to administrative actors.
This course is intended to help you learn how to conduct a trial of a criminal case, although the skills taught are applicable to civil cases as well. The exercises are based upon case files, which include statements, exhibits, forensic reports, investigative notes and wiretap evidence. Those problems are designed for a jury trial, but the skills are necessary for any legal audience.
This course provides students with an introduction to Canadian bankruptcy and insolvency law under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. By the end of the course students will understand the main components of Canadian bankruptcy and insolvency law as well as the key policy issues.