Rebeca Baccarini Macias Gimenez, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law

Winter Term 2024 (1860)

LAW 435B - Constitutional Law

★ 2.5 (fi 10)(TWO TERM, 2;3-0-0)

An introduction to the legal framework governing the exercise of power by the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the Canadian state, covering who has the power to make new laws, the power to implement laws, and the power to adjudicate disputes. The limitations imposed on these powers by the rules of federalism and by the provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms are also considered. An introduction to the constitutional provisions concerning Indigenous peoples in Canada is also included.

LECTURE C03 (11476)

2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12
TR 14:00 - 15:20 (LC 237A)

LAW 590 - Indigenous Peoples and Canadian Law

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This is a survey course on Indigenous Peoples in Canadian Law. Subjects covered include issues of race and legal reasoning, legal and historical foundations of claims to Indigenous rights, treaty rights, Métis rights, Indigenous peoples and the Constitution, Indigenous claims negotiation and litigation, the Indian Act, and contemporary legal and political developments including an introduction to Indigenous law, jurisdiction and governance. The course is organized as a lecture in which a great deal of learning arises from discussion and class participation.

LECTURE B01 (18069)

2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12
TR 10:30 - 11:50 (LC 105)