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Legal Studies

As a member of society it is your right and responsibility to have an understanding of the principles, functions and purposes of the Canadian legal system.

Legal Studies 10 | Legal Studies 20 | Legal Studies 30 | CTS Curriculum - Legal Studies


Legal Studies 10 & 20 - 5 credits

As a member of society it is your right and responsibility to have an understanding of the principles, functions and purposes of the Canadian legal system. Law 20 provides you with an opportunity to study several of the following modules:

Legal Studies 101 - You and the law
Research your rights and responsibilities, examine the landlord and tenant relationship and write your own will.

Legal Studies 102 - You and the law II
Examine various sources of individual rights and freedoms and study the rights and responsibilities of employers and the employees.

Legal Studies 201 - Family Law
Explore the laws related to personal relationships such as parent/child duties and obligations, family violence, and marriage/cohabitation contracts.

Legal Studies 202 - Labor Law
Research contracts of employment, unions, and collective bargaining, unemployment insurance, workers' compensation and the laws that protect minorities in the workplace.

Legal Studies 203 - Environmental Law
Discover the role of groups of individuals in bringing about changes in environmental law. Examine the ways in which new environmental information affects the law.

Legal Studies 204 - Criminal Law
Look at the role and rights of police, our Canadian court system and the origin of our laws, the purpose of different correctional institutions,and the various types of sentences imposed. Expect guest speakers who are active in the criminal justice field, and plan for a tour of Court of Queens Bench and The Court of Appeal.