Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Law & Society Program

Program Co-ordinator: Lauren Eisler, PhD, (519) 756-8228, ext 5746, leisler@wlu.ca

The Law & Society Honours BA and minor, and LY courses are only available at the Brantford Campus.

With contemporary studies, the Law and Society program will allow students to explore the relationships between laws, courts, and other social institutions, such as economics, morality, politics, and common sense. The program combines both theoretical and applied analyses of law and legal process so that you will emerge with a deep understanding of the role of law in our day-to-day lives.

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LY Course Notes

The following LY courses are only available at the Brantford Campus.

 
Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
LY100 Law and Society I: Are There Windows In Law Schools? 0.5
LY200 Law and Society II: Are There Doors In Law Schools? 0.5
LY201 The Canadian Legal System I 0.5
LY202 The Canadian Legal System II 0.5
LY203 Women, Law and Crime 0.5
LY204 Aboriginal Peoples and the Law 0.5
LY205 Criminal Law in Canada [1] 0.5
LY206 Famous Trials [2] 0.5
LY210 The Role of Harm in Canadian Law: What’s Right, What’s Wrong and What Hurts 0.5
LY301 Evidence and Procedure [3] 0.5
LY302 Crime and the Justice System 0.5
LY304 International Law [4] 0.5
LY313 Mean Justice: Criminal Injustice, Ethics & Rights 0.5
LY323 Rights in Canada: Rights, Freedoms and the Charter 0.5
LY401 Sentencing [5] 0.5
LY402 Jurisprudence 1.0
LY403 Alternative Dispute Resolution [6] 0.5
LY410 Advanced Topics in Legal Theory 0.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

  1. Senate Revision April 25, 2011: LY205 New course; effective September 1, 2011. 

  2. Senate Revision April 25, 2011: LY206 New course; effective September 1, 2011. 

  3. Senate Revision April 25, 2011: LY301 New course; effective September 1, 2011. 

  4. Senate Revision April 25, 2011: LY304 New course; effective September 1, 2011. 

  5. Senate Revision April 25, 2011: LY401 New course; effective September 1, 2011. 

  6. Senate Revision April 25, 2011: LY403 New course; effective September 1, 2011.