Credit Weight: 1.0 Description: An introduction to the fundamental concepts and notions related to law and legal systems which provides students with a background for subsequent courses in law. An examination of the types of law, the process of lawmaking, the organization of law-enforcement agencies, and the role of law as a method of conflict resolution. Examples will be drawn from Canadian as well as from other legal systems of the world. This course will also explain the primary issues related to the profession and practice of law. Offering: 3-0; 3-0

Political Science 1301 Introduction to Law

Credit Weight: 1.0 Description: An introduction to the fundamental concepts and notions related to law and legal systems which provides students with a background for subsequent courses in law. An examination of the types of law, the process of lawmaking, the organization of law-enforcement agencies, and the role of law as a method of conflict resolution. Examples will be drawn from Canadian as well as from other legal systems of the world. This course will also explain the primary issues related to the profession and practice of law. Offering: 3-0; 3-0




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