Issues in Canadian Law

Course Code: LAW 3002

Academic Year: 2021-2022

This course will require students to examine the role that Canada's legal system plays in shaping the evolution and character of Canadian society. Using controversial cases of public concern dealing with topics such as marijuana use, abortion, state surveillance, assisted suicide, hate propaganda, same sex marriage and freedom of expression, students will be required to examine relevant judicial decisions while evaluating their impact on society through analysis of mainstream media coverage and illustrate or predict changes to societal norms.