LAWS 2502 V - Law, State and Citizen

Law relating to the state and its relationship to individuals and groups in society, with a focus on the administrative process, basic values and the Charter.
Precludes additional credit for LAWS 2005 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): 1.0 credit from LAWS 1001, LAWS 1002, PSCI 1100, PSCI 1200, or PAPM 1000 [1.0].

Law, State and Citizen reviews the law relating to the state and its relationship to individuals and groups in society, with a focus on the administrative process, basic values and the Charter. The course will first consider the theories of the state and then move to an evaluation of administrative law, including judicial review. Finally, we will study basic constitutional rights including the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and conclude by examining core concepts of public international law.

CRN for section V: 13462

CRN for section VOD (optional Video On Demand service): 15368

In-class lecture time & location:
Thursdays, 2:35pm to 5:25pm, 624 SA

Instructor: Sean Richmond

Sean Richmond

About the instructor: Sean Richmond is a Canadian lawyer and academic who researches, teaches and advises in the areas of international law and international relations. He joined the Department of Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University in July 2018, where he teaches international law, criminal law, and constitutional law. Prior to this position, Sean was the Special Advisor to Canada's Legal Adviser at the Department of Foreign Affairs, and a Legal Officer in the United Nations, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Section. He also taught at Carleton's Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.

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