This introductory course helps students better understand the criminal justice system and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The focus of this course will be taking the student through the adult criminal justice process from arrest to completion of criminal charges. Through research of the Criminal Code of Canada, and legal office procedures, the course will provide a basic overview of the general principles of substantive criminal law while applying this theory to the legal profession.
Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.
Not all courses are offered each term.Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.
In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration
Online - Asynchronous: 100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion
Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements
Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery