LAW 401 - Foundations to Law

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Law

An introduction to the foundations, institutions and processes of the Canadian legal system, and its underlying values and systems of thought, including principles of common law and equity, the process of statutory interpretation and analysis, the administration of justice, and the role of law and the legal profession in society. This will include learning about forms of discrimination recognized in Canadian human rights legislation with attention to racism, sexism and bias in the Canadian justice system, addressed through topics such as legal history, legal theory, cultural difference, individual and systemic biases and contemporary cases and legal issues.

No syllabi

Fall Term 2024

Lectures

Section Capacity Class times Instructor(s)
LECTURE A01
(46927)
170
2024-09-04 - 2024-09-11 (MTWRF)
09:00 - 11:50
LC 231A
2024-09-04 - 2024-09-11 (MTWRF)
09:00 - 11:50
LC 237A
2024-09-04 - 2024-09-11 (MTWRF)
13:00 - 16:20
LC 231A
2024-09-04 - 2024-09-11 (MTWRF)
13:00 - 16:20
LC 237A
Primary Instructor: Christopher Sprysak
Primary Instructor: Catherine Walsh
Primary Instructor: Hilary Edison
LECTURE X01
(49479)
22
2024-09-04 - 2024-09-17 (F)
13:00 - 15:50
LC W312
2024-09-04 - 2024-09-17 (MTWR)
17:00 - 20:00
LC W312
2024-09-04 - 2024-09-17 (F)
09:00 - 11:50
LC W312
Primary Instructor: Malcolm Lavoie