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.
Not all courses are offered each term.Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.