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CLU3M
UNDERSTANDING CANADIAN LAW - Univ/College


Prep. Prerequisite: CHC2D or CHC2P
This course explores Canadian law with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to people's everyday lives. Students will investigate fundamental legal concepts and processes to gain a practical understanding of Canada's legal system, including the criminal justice system. Students will use critical-thinking, inquiry, and communication skills to develop informed opinions on legal issues and apply this knowledge in a variety of ways and settings, including case analysis, legal research projects, mock trials, and debates.

CLN4U
CANADIAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAW - Univ. Prep.


Prerequisite: Any U or M course in Soc. Sciences Humanities, or English or Canadian World Studies CLU3M is recommended. This course examines elements of Canadian and international law in social, political, and global contexts. Students will study the historical and philosophical sources of law and the principles and practices of international law and will learn to relate them to issues in Canadian society and the wider world. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to analyse legal issues, conduct independent research, and present the results of their inquiries in a variety of ways.