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.
The course will build upon the fundamentals learned in Introduction to Advocacy. The emphasis will be on jury work, which will help the students to develop improved communication skills. Students will be required to make a presentation on advocacy and will routinely be called upon to do workshop exercises based on the instruction received.
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.