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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.
The course will serve as a deeper dive into discrete family law topics and will enable students to develop a deeper understanding of the issues in this area of law.
Advanced Legal Research is a skills-based course which provides training in research-related skills to third year students.
Advanced Mediation is an experiential learning, graded course designed to train students to become competent mediators. The second year Negotiation course is a pre-requisite and attendance is mandatory. By the end of the course, working with a co-mediator, you will be able to conduct a simple private law mediation session. This course will be of interest to students with backgrounds or interest in conflict resolution and those who wish to practice as mediators or ADR neutrals upon graduation.
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.
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.
A study of federal tax laws as they affect partnership and corporation income, as well as a discussion of the effects of income tax laws on corporate and other commercial planning.
The Faculty of Law provides an opportunity for a total of two students (per term) to clerk for the Justices of the Manitoba Court of Appeal for 3 hours of credit.
The Faculty of Law provides an opportunity for a total of two students (per term) to clerk for the Justices of the Manitoba Court of King’s Bench for 3 hours of credit.
The purpose of this course is the development of skills required to effectively practice criminal law. Students will be required to attend class and to participate in simulated exercises. Particular emphasis will be given to procedure and practical resolution of criminal law cases.