Canadian Legal History (LAW 449.3)

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Introduces students to fundamental developments in Canadian legal history, and uses a historical perspective to enhance understanding of Canadian legal institutions and principles. The course will survey the ingredients of the Canadian legal heritage: English, European and American influences; the legacy of civil, common and customary law. There will also be discussion of the impact of Canadian historical events on specific areas of Canadian law, such as immigration law, family law, criminal and constitutional law.

Note

Students with credit for LAW 839 will not receive credit for this course.

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