Transsystemic Criminal Law
Units: 2.5 to 3.5
Introduces substantive and procedural Indigenous and Canadian criminal law of harms, safety, and sanctions. Canvasses legal principles, processes, and sources for selected legal orders; social, political, and constitutional context of the Canadian criminal justice system; Indigenous powers relating to the Canadian state in the treaties; police and pretrial/trial prosecutorial powers; Constitution Act, 1982 and Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and theory and doctrine behind justice, mens rea, actus reus, justifications and excuses.
- Admission to the JD/JID Program.
Undergraduate course in Law offered by the Faculty of Law.