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Course name: Understanding Canadian Law Course code: (CLU3M)

Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University / College Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: CHC2D or CHC2P
CLU3M Understanding Canadian Law Grade 11 online course
Course description: This course explores Canadian law, with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of people in Canada. You will gain an understanding of la∂ws relating to rights and freedoms in Canada; our legal system; and family, contract, employment, tort, and criminal law. You 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.
Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University / College Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: CHC2D or CHC2P
Course description: This course explores Canadian law, with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of people in Canada. You will gain an understanding of la∂ws relating to rights and freedoms in Canada; our legal system; and family, contract, employment, tort, and criminal law. You 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.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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23 Lessons

6 Lessons

1.1   Introducing Canadian Law

1.2   Differentiating laws from rules

1.3   Applying the principles of justice?

1.4   Exploring the history of Canadian law

1.5   Creating laws

1.6   Influencing legal changes

5 Lessons

2.1   Analyzing your human rights

2.2   Fighting discrimination

2.3   Upholding Canada’s constitution

2.4   Building a just society under the Charter

2.5   Defending your rights

6 Lessons

3.1   Understanding criminal law

3.2   Applying the Criminal Code

3.3   Being arrested or detained

3.4   Understanding the criminal trial process

3.5   Understanding defences

3.6   Understanding criminal sentencing in Canada

6 Lessons

4.1   Navigating civil law

4.2   Identifying torts

4.3   Living with family law

4.4   Working with employment law

4.5   Fulfilling contracts

4.6   Preparing for the final test