Jessica Eisen, BA (Political Science and Human Rights Studies), JD, LLM, SJD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law - Admin

Fall Term 2023 (1850)

LAW 401 - Foundations to Law

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

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.

LECTURE A01 (81008)

2023-09-06 - 2023-09-14
MTWHF 09:00 - 11:50 (LC 231A)

2023-09-06 - 2023-09-14
MTWHF 09:00 - 11:50 (LC 237A)

2023-09-06 - 2023-09-14
MTWHF 13:00 - 16:20 (LC 231A)

2023-09-06 - 2023-09-14
MTWHF 13:00 - 16:20 (LC 237A)

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 at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.

SEMINAR A07 (88715)

2023-09-06 - 2023-12-05
F 09:00 - 11:50 (LC 191)

Winter Term 2024 (1860)

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 B01 (12686)

2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12
F 13:00 - 15:50 (LC 430)