LAW 102I

Transsystemic Criminal Law

Units: 2.5-3.5

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.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of LAW 102I, LAW 102.
  • Full year course: 67.5 to 82.5 hours.


  • Admission to the JD/JID Program.

Undergraduate course in Law offered by the Faculty of Law.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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