Instructor(s): Vincent Chiao

For graduate students, the course number is LAW7232HF.

This course will survey themes in the constitutional law of criminal procedure. The main themes of the course will be (1) the norms and principles developed by the Supreme Court of Canada in interpreting sections 8-11 of the Charter, and (2) the justifications for using constitutional law to regulate criminal procedure, including debates about the appropriate scope of judicial review, with (3) particular attention given to the origins of constitutional criminal procedure in the United States. Note that this course will be predominantly focused on pre-trial matters.

Evaluation
a final 2 hour open-book exam (40%); a midterm 2 hour open-book in-class exam (40%); class participation (10%) and an in-class presentation (10%).

At a Glance

First Term
Credits
3
Hours
3

Enrolment

Maximum
35
32 JD
3 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U

Schedule

M: 4:10 - 5:25
W: 4:10 - 5:25