Subject: Law
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 2 Seminar/Discussion hours and 1 Reading hours
College: Law
Department: Law (Dean's Office)


This seminar course is designed to orient future lawyers to key issues related to incarceration and the correctional and criminal justice systems. As part of this course, students will read and analyze legislation, some case law, reports as well as supplementary research materials that allow us to think critically about the ethical and other constraints upon counsel trying to assist prisoners, the specific barriers confronted by indigenous women, women with mental health issues, as well as legal and other reforms that are possible in this area.

Note: Completion of a course in administrative law prior to registration in this course may be an asset. LAW 340 is recommended.

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