Constitutional Law (Busby)

Course Number:
LAW 1460
Course Description:

A general introduction to the constitutional law of Canada with concentration on division of powers, Aboriginal constitutional law and the Charter.

Teaching Method:

As the class usually has approximately 35 students, a combination of lectures and question and answer teaching methods are used.


Method of evaluation: students will be evaluated by a take-home exam, an essay on “Aboriginal Rights”, an op-ed on a Charter issue; and a final examination in the examination period on the Charter. Students may work in pairs on all assignments and examinations except the final exam.

Course Materials:

Students are required to purchase Canadian Constitutional Law (4th ed) (available from the UofM Bookstore or used copies may also be available from other students). A supplement including key constitutional documents will be distributed to students in class. Additional materials will be available on the Angel website as announced in class or by email.