Darcy Lindberg, PhD, LLM, JD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law

Winter Term 2021 (1740)

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 Canada's Aboriginal peoples is also included.

LECTURE C2 (42005)
2021-01-11 - 2021-04-16
TH 14:00 - 15:20 (TBD)


LAW 599 - Seminars on Specialized Legal Topics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

These seminars will cover specialized topics of emerging importance in the law at a senior level. The particular topic covered would vary dependent on the availability of Faculty with necessary teaching competence, student interest, and the needs of the legal profession. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students.

SEMINAR B04 (42079)
2021-01-11 - 2021-04-16
F 09:00 - 11:50 (TBD)

Fall Term 2021 (1770)

LAW 435A - 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 Canada's Aboriginal peoples is also included.

LECTURE C3 (55056)
2021-09-20 - 2021-12-07
MW 14:45 - 15:45 (TBD)


LAW 486 - Jurisprudence

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An examination of law from a theoretical rather than a doctrinal perspective. Every year, the course will consist of a number of seminar offerings whose focus will be on a broader theoretical examination of law, legal processes, and institutions. Each of these courses will allow a critical examination of law from a variety of perspectives such as; legal theory, literature, politics, economics, social and cultural development, and religion.

LECTURE A4 (53470)
2021-09-08 - 2021-12-07
F 09:00 - 11:50 (LC 191)

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

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 Canada's Aboriginal peoples is also included.

LECTURE C3 (65874)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 14:00 - 15:20 (TBD)


LAW 590 - Indigenous Peoples and the 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 seminar in which a great deal of learning arises from discussion and class participation.

LECTURE B1 (76296)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 10:30 - 11:50 (LC 191)