Criminal Justice (CRJS) - Canadian Criminal Law and Criminal Proceedings

CRJS 3206  Canadian Criminal Law and Criminal Proceedings


CRJS 1206


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course examines the historical development of criminal law in Canada and its present-day application to criminal suspects and the persons accused and convicted of crimes. Students are introduced to the criminal Code and to other related statutes in an examination of areas of both substantive and procedural criminal law. The application of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and its impact on the rights of accused persons, police powers and the changing role of the judiciary in Canadian criminal law is also examined.

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