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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.
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.
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.
This seminar course provides students with an introduction to Canadian legal history and historical analysis. The course adopts a topical, case study approach to studying historical developments and their relationship to contemporary law.
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.
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.
In this course you will learn the process of a civil lawsuit – from before it begins through an appeal, with almost all important steps taking place prior to a theoretical trial. We will progress in accordance with the strategic decisions lawyers need to make from a procedural perspective.