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Course Name Federalism & Institutions of Government
Course Code LAW 6721P
Course Credits 6.0
Pre/Anti-requisites
Course Description

This course examines the impact of unwritten constitutional principles, including federalism and the division of powers, on the text and underlying structure of the Constitution; the operation of the conventions of responsible government and the principles of democracy, the rule of law and the protection of minorities in representative institutions; the separation of powers and the respective roles of the Crown, Parliament and the legislatures, and the courts in ensuring respect for constitutionalism; the process of and prospects for constitutional amendment; and selected topics in federalism (as examples, peace, order and good government; trade and commerce; criminal law; property and civil rights; interjurisdictional immunity; and paramountcy).

Upcoming Offerings

Winter 2019

Specialization Constitutional Law
Status Elective
CPD Hours Eligible CPD Hours: LSUC (ON): 36.0 Substantive Professional LLM courses may be eligible for CPD/MCLE credits in other Canadian jurisdictions. To inquire about credit eligibility, please email cpd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Status N/A

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