CLU3M – Understanding Canadian Law

Course Description

This course explores Canadian law, with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of people in Canada. Students will gain an understanding of laws relating to rights and freedoms in Canada; our legal system; and family, contract, employment, tort, and criminal law. Students will develop legal reasoning skills and will apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal studies inquiry process when investigating a range of legal issues and formulating and communicating informed opinions about them.

The course has five strands. Instruction and learning related to the expectations in Strand A are to be interwoven with instruction and learning related to expectations from the other four strands. Strand A must not be seen as independent of the other strands. Student achievement of the expectations in Strand A is to be assessed and evaluated throughout the course.

The Content

The course runs for a total of 110 hours. The lessons outlined below are all structured for 100 minutes of instruction time, unless otherwise stated.

The 110 hours also includes additional time that may be allocated for assignments, tests and the independent study unit, at the teacher’s discretion.

The first and second lesson are free! Then individual lessons are priced at $7.50 or the whole course at $110

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These are available within the relevant lesson pages.

  • Assignment 1.1 Law in the News
  • Assignment 1.2 Creating a Bill
  • Assignment 2.1 Analysing the Charter
  • Assignment 2.2 The Human Rights Complaints Process
  • Assignment 3.1 Elements of a Crime
  • Assignment 3.2 Serial Killers Investigation
  • Assignment 3.3 Defences of the Accused
  • Assignment 4.1 Mock Trial

Whole Course Resources

These resources are available to those with access to the whole course:

  • First Day Handout
  • Units 1-4 SOW
  • ISU
  • Final Exam
  • External Resources List

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