Canadian Law

This course is designed to introduce the students to the parties involved in the law in Canada. A brief history of the development of Canada's legal system and an overview of the sources and divisions of law set the stage for a detailed examination of the Constitution and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the court system in Canada. Students are introduced to tort law, family law, and roles of the various players in the legal system. This course is meant to give students a general understanding of how laws are defined, created, implemented, and interpreted to give them a strong foundation to build upon in their core legal courses.