This course is designed to introduce students to the role of constitutional law in shaping Canadian society, with an emphasis on the major Supreme Court of Canada decisions that have had a substantial impact on people's lives, civil rights, and the economy. The course will examine both the substantial issues addressed in these pivotal cases and the role of the Supreme Court and the judiciary as a whole in Canada's legal, political, and economic system.


LAW 101, LAW 110 and LAW 210; OR 45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework

Course Notes

LAW 325 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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