Foundations of Canadian Law

SLN #: 11942
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 009
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Asper

Course Description:
The objectives of the courses are (1) to provide an introduction to and an overview of Canada’s legal system and the role of law in Canadian society; (2) to review various legal theories as they apply to Canadian law; (3) to acquaint applicants with the various sources of Canadian Law; (4) to compare the different branches of Canadian government and to analyze the relationships between them; (5) to understand the Canadian treaty-making process and the implementation of international law into domestic law; and (6) to understand the special relationship Aboriginal Peoples have with the Canadian State and the contribution of various communities and peoples to the development of the Canadian legal system in order to critically assess the impact of the Canadian legal system upon these communities.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.