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LAWS13-535: Canadian Constitutional Law

Description

Canadian Constitutional Law is an elective subject in undergraduate 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

TypeUndergraduate
CodeLAWS13-535
EFTSL0.25
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit20
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $8,680
  • Commencing in 2021: $8,780

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: ?

Students must be admitted into a Bachelor law degree or Bachelor of Laws combined degree or be an approved Law Study Abroad OR Law exchange student.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?27/01/2020
Cancellation 2?03/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?29/02/2020
Teaching census?07/02/2020
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