York U Law and Society Core List

The Canadian Common Law Professional LLM requires the completion of 36 credits. The program is designed to be completed in one year (three active semesters) through a combination of core courses, related electives, and up to 6 credits of external electives. Students also have the opportunity to participate in a research component. An introduction to philosophy that focuses on issues affecting the nature of society, the nature of the state, justice and human rights, freedom and censorship, etc. All of this is offered in the heart of Toronto`s business centre on Yonge and Dundas streets, a landmark and meeting place within walking distance of the subway line, the financial district and the city`s government offices. Cross-listing: AP/PPAS 3135, GL/POLS 3135 An examination of the structure of Canadian courts, judicial review of federalism, the role of courts and lawyers, and the relationship between law, policy and public policy. With technology-assisted learning, students. See law – one of the most important expressions of the social and political development of a modern society – from all sides. Law and Society is one of the oldest and largest law programs in North America with over 30 years of history and approximately 1,000 students. Our programme provides a framework in which students can explore different approaches to law with interdisciplinary approaches as well as international and comparative perspectives. Graduate Program in Law Suite 4044 Osgoode Hall Law School Ignat Kaneff Building York University 4700 Keele Street Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Canada Phone: 416.736.5721 Email: gradlaw@osgoode.yorku.ca Changes to large online applications will be accepted from February 1 to May 1.

Please laso@yorku.ca send an email to let us know you have applied. Phone: 416-736-5001 Email: osp@edu.yorku.ca History: You must take at least 1 Canadian history course offered year-round (or equivalent). We also give preference when other history courses reflect the diversity of society. We recommend social history courses (with topics such as race, gender, ethnicity, and class) and courses that reflect the history of non-Western nations. Our mission is to contribute to new knowledge of law and the legal system by being a centre of thoughtful and creative jurisprudence. To provide our students with excellent professional and liberal training so that they can occupy leadership positions in the legal profession, among lawyers and in all aspects of public life; and serve Canadian society and the world in a way that promotes social justice. Prerequisites/co-prerequisites must be successfully completed before another course can be taken. They are listed in the course description and available online on York Courses` website or in the department`s undergraduate textbooks. Law: Criminology, law and society courses, and Bachelor of Laws courses are acceptable. The Canadian Common Law specialization offers an in-depth study of the fundamental issues of Canadian common law, as well as a wide range of optional options.

Internationally trained lawyers and law graduates pursuing this specialization receive academic and professional support to help them transition to the Canadian legal market. The core courses are specifically tailored to the requirements of the National Accreditation Committee (NCC) of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. Note: Obtaining a professional LLM in Canadian common law does not automatically entitle you to practise law in Canada or to be admitted to practise law in a Canadian province or territory. Contact the NCA or your provincial or territorial law firm for more information. Cross-listing: AP/CRIM 2652 This course is designed to introduce students to the stages of the Canadian criminal justice system as well as to certain issues and debates in the administration of justice. Based on criminological, sociological and. Limited and required of law and society students, this course explores theories and practices related to the interaction of law and society, depending on students` and faculty`s interest in a specific topic. Drawing from fields as diverse as philosophy, anthropology and criminology, you will focus on critical thinking, research and analysis. Gain a deeper understanding of the law, how it has influenced the course of history, and the role it plays in today`s society. Examine crucial issues such as the nature and origin of the right; legislation and violations of the law; rights and obligations; Freedom and responsibility. Cross-listing: PA/PPAS 3190 Examines the theory and practice of policy development, public administration and the machinery of government, with a focus on Canada. He discusses who does politics, how politics is developed.

1 Dundas Street West, Suite 2602, P.O. Box 42 Toronto, ON M5G 1Z3 Canada Phone: 416.673.4670 Email: admissions-opd@osgoode.yorku.ca This course explores the impact of legal institutions on justice in civil society.