Law In Society
Law in Society program description.
NOTE: See the beginning of Section H for abbreviations, course numbers and coding.
|LWSO2003||Law and Society||3ch|
Introduction to the Canadian legal system and the role of law in organizing social relations and structure. The course surveys the foundation, forms and functions of legal institution, the law-making process, and actors in the legal system. Theoretical perspectives on the role of law in society are introduced through discussion of contemporary issues. Exclusion: Students who have taken LWSO 4003 before September 2018 will not receive credit for LWSO 2003.
|LWSO4003||Seminar in Law and Society||3 ch|
This seminar engages in an advanced in-depth analysis of contemporary topics in the field of socio-legal studies. The focus of the course will vary from year to year.
|LWSO5000||Honours Thesis in Law and Society||6ch [W]|
Directed reading and research leading to an Honours thesis on a topic in Law and Society. Students will consult with the Coordinator in finding a suitable topic and thesis supervisor. Limited to students admitted to the LWSO Joint Honours program.
Prerequisite: LWSO 2003.