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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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20 Lessons

5 Lessons

1.1   What is law?

1.2   Laws and principles

1.3   How did law begin?

1.4   Who creates laws?

1.5   Why do laws change?

5 Lessons

2.1   Rights and freedoms

2.2   Human rights legislation in Canada

2.3   Canada’s Constitution

2.4   The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

2.5   Protection of rights in the Charter

5 Lessons

3.1   How did law begin?

3.2   You are under arrest!

3.3   The criminal trial process

3.4   How to defend yourself

3.5   Criminal sentencing in Canada

5 Lessons

4.1   Introduction to Civil law

4.2   Tort law

4.3   Family law

4.4   Employment law

4.5   Contract law