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LAWS77-535: Canadian Constitutional Law

Description

Canadian Constitutional Law is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. The subject examines the legal problems arising from the nature of the Canadian political structure and, in particular, the distribution of legislative powers between the federal parliament and the provincial legislatures and the impact of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeLAWS77-535
EFTSL0.25
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit20
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Current: $10,860
  • Commencing in May 2021: $11,420

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of constitutional law principles from the leading cases and apply that knowledge to constitutional problems.
2. Identify constitutional issues and to make persuasive oral and written constitutional law arguments.
3. Examine and discuss the political forces and theoretical debates that shape constitutional law and to apply those factors to their legal analysis.
4. Assist peers in learning through their exchanges and discussions in class.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

Must be admitted into a Masters Law degree OR be an approved Law Study Abroad OR Law Exchange student.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021