Criminal Law and Procedure

Course Code: LAW 1500

Academic Year: 2017-2018

This course introduces students to criminal law and the criminal process, from the point of arrest to sentencing. It examines pertinent sections of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and their impact on Canadian criminal procedure. There is a focus on individual rights and the roles of the various players in the criminal justice system. There is a connection between criminal procedure and the manner in which the correctional system supports that process.