LEGA 1010 Introduction to the Canadian Legal System (30 hours)

Credits: 1 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students develop a general understanding of the Canadian legal system as a foundation for further study in the Legal Administration Assistant Certificate. Topics include an overview of the Canadian legal system, including Quebec's civil code system; introduction to the constitution and the Charter of Rights; federal and provincial jurisdiction; overview of Canadian court structure; the importance of the Charter of Rights, lawyers, judges and ethical principles; and tort, contract and criminal law.
Prerequisite: ABTS 1100; ABTS 1300
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