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Course Name Issues in Criminal Law: History, Evolution & Theoretical Approaches
Course Code LAW 6781P
Course Credits 6.0
Pre/Anti-requisites
Course Description

Students will explore the origins of key elements of the current criminal law, from blood feuds and the ordeal, to public prosecutions, the origins of policing and current police-related issues, rights to counsel, key changes in legislation including laws and policing powers pertaining to gangs and organized crime, mandatory-minimum sentencing, imprisonment, and alternative dispute resolution. This course also introduces students to contemporary debates in criminology, while demonstrating a range of research methods and approaches.

Upcoming Offerings

Winter 2020

Specialization Criminal Law and Procedure
Status Required
CPD Hours Eligible LSO CPD: 12h Substantive Professional LLM courses may be eligible for CPD/MCLE credits in other Canadian jurisdictions hours. To inquire about hours and credit eligibility, please email cpd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Status N/A

All courses and schedules are subject to change.