Foundations of Legal System

LAWS 1024

Course description

Students explore the legal system, the structure of government and the court structure in Canada. Students learn how laws are created and implemented through an examination of the primary sources of law. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is discussed and students are introduced to fundamental legal terminology.



Course Hours


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