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CLU3EE Understanding Canadian Law (Workplace Preparation)

This course gives students practical information about legal issues that directly affect their lives. Students will examine the need for laws in society, the roots of Canada’s legal system, the rights and freedoms that people in Canada enjoy, and the basic elements of criminal law and dispute resolution. Through experiences such as mock trials, debates, and case studies, students will apply inquiry and communication skills to develop and express opinions on legal topics of interest to them.

Prerequisite:  Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied or Essentials                   

 

CLU3ME Understanding Canadian Law (University/College Preparation)

This course explores Canadian law with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to people’s everyday lives. Students will investigate fundamental legal concepts and processes to gain a practical understanding of Canada’s legal system, including the criminal justice system. Students will use critical-thinking, inquiry, and communication skills to develop informed opinions on legal issues and apply this knowledge in a variety of ways and settings, including case analysis, legal research projects, mock trials, and debates.

Prerequisite:  Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied

 

CLN4UE Canadian and International Law (University Preparation)

This course examines elements of Canadian and international law in social, political, and global contexts.  Students will study the historical and philosophical sources of law and the principles and practices of international law and will learn to relate them to issues in Canadian society and the wider world.  Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to analyse legal issues, conduct independent research, and present the results of their inquiries in a variety of ways. 

Prerequisite:  Any Grade 11 or 12 University or University/College preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.

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