Curriculum

Tunahan Uygun, '20 JD

The Juris Doctor program of study is built around courses that give students a firm foundation in the law. It also includes an array of courses that allow them to customize their study path and explore specialty areas of law.

First-Year

  • Compulsory Courses

    LAW 401 Foundations to Law

    LAW 405 Legal Research and Writing

    LAW 410 Contracts

    LAW 420 Criminal Law

    LAW 430 Torts

    LAW 435 Constitutional Law

    LAW 440 Property Law

Upper Years

  • Compulsory Courses

    LAW 450 Administrative Law

    LAW 451 Corporations

    LAW 452 Civil Procedure

    LAW 453 Evidence

    LAW 456 Professional Responsibility

    LAW 486 Jurisprudence or LAW 496 Legal History

  • Optional Course Categories

    Aboriginal Law

    The Administrative Process/Public Law

    Advanced Private Law

    Corporate/Commercial Law

    Criminal Law

    Estates

    Family Law

    Health Law/Law & Medicine

    Human Rights

    Intellectual Property

    International Law

    Labour & Employment

    Land Law

    Legal Theory

    Litigation & Lawyering skills

    Moots

    Natural Resources/Environmental Law

    Taxation

Experiential Learning

Learning doesn’t just happen inside the classroom. The Faculty of Law recognizes the importance of giving students experiential opportunities which will serve them well as they prepare to enter the profession. Curriculum-based opportunities include internships, externships and courses with an experiential component.