Instructor(s): Vincent Chiao

For graduate students, the course number is LAW7232H.

This course will survey broad themes in criminal procedure. The first part of the course will focus on s.8 of the Charter. The second part will consider, more briefly, a variety of Supreme Court precedents related to ss.9-11 of the Charter. Along the way, we will consider arguments pertaining to the appropriate role of the Supreme Court in regulating criminal procedure; competing conceptions of privacy; the merits of lawyer-dominated adversarial process; and trends in criminal procedure in the United States.

Evaluation
a final 2 hour open-book exam (50%); a midterm 2 hour open-book in-class exam (40%); and class participation 10%.

At a Glance

First Term
Credits
3
Hours
3

Enrolment

Maximum
35
33 JD
2 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U

Schedule

M: 2:10 - 3:25
W: 2:10 - 3:25