LAWS 1000 V - Introduction to Legal Studies

Full credit course

Concepts, sources, nature and function of law; law and social change; historical and constitutional foundations of the Canadian legal system; common and civil law traditions; statutory interpretation and precedent; legal institutions; the role of judges, lawyers and lay persons; accessibility; alternative dispute resolution.

CRN for section V: 33364 (Fall term)
CRN for section V: 13244 (Winter term)

CRN for section VOD (optional Video On Demand service): 33366 (Fall)
CRN for section VOD (optional Video On Demand service): 13246 (Winter)

See Carleton Central for mandatory online tutorial sections.

In-class lecture time & location:
Fall: Time & location TBA
Winter: Thursdays, 2:35pm to 4:25pm, THB SA

Instructor: Jane Dickson

Jane Dickson

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