Instructor(s): Kent Roach

This course is an examination of the basic concepts of criminal law in the broad context of the entire criminal justice system, including certain procedural and pre-trial aspects, the Charter and the problem of the disposition of convicted offenders. The general principles of criminal liability are analyzed and applied to both Criminal Code and provincial offences. This is followed by an examination of general and specific defences that an accused may raise in criminal cases.

Evaluation
Three written assignments (90%) and class participation (10%).

At a Glance

Both Terms
Credits
6
Hours
0

Enrolment

Maximum
20
20 JD

Schedule

First Term Schedule:
M: 11:00 - 12:15
W: 11:00 - 12:15
Second Term Schedule: (T: 11:00 - 12:15; Th: 11:00 - 12:15
Room
TBA