Issues in Canadian Law

Course Code: LAW 3002

Academic Year: 2017-2018

This course will require students to examine the role that the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Canadian legal system play in shaping the evolution and character of Canadian society. Through the examination of post 1982 judicial decisions, students will be asked to critically analyze the role of the judicial review within the context of Canadian democratic legitimacy and examine the impact of the Charter, Courts and Public Opinion on Canadian criminal Law.