Instructor(s): Jonathan Dawe, John McInnes
Prerequisites
Criminal Procedure

For graduate students, the course number is LAW3005HS.

Pre-requisite: Criminal Procedure OR The Constitutional Law of Criminal Procedure.

Note: The Blackboard program will be used for this course. Students must self-enrol in Blackboard as soon as confirmed in the course in order to obtain course information.

An advanced seminar on criminal procedure and Charter issues arising in the criminal investigation and trial process, covering selected topics that are not addressed in Criminal Procedure (LAW232H1F) or are addressed in less detail.

Potential topics to be covered include: police detention and s. 9 of the Charter; the Charter right to counsel on arrest or detention and at trial; special topics in search and seizure law (e.g., wiretaps, computer searches, police use of sensory enhancement devices); Charter protections against self-incrimination; Crown disclosure and production orders; s. 24 remedies in criminal cases. Criminal Procedure (LAW232H1F) is a prerequisite; some knowledge of evidence law is helpful but not essential.

Evaluation
a research paper (6,000-7,500 words) on a subject approved by the instructors (85%); class participation 15% (10% contributions to class discussion and 5% attendance).

At a Glance

Second Term
Credits
3
Hours
2

Enrolment

Maximum
30
26 JD
4 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U

Schedule

M: 6:10 - 8:00