|Course Name||Equality Rights|
|Course Code||CLTC 6724|
|Pre/Anti-requisites||Pre-Requisite: For students outside the specialization- Canadian Constitutional Law CCLW 6841; or Canadian Public and Constitutional Law CCLW 6847; or Constitutional Theory CLTC 6726; or Demonstrated foundational knowledge of Canadian constitutional law concepts. Anti-requisite: LAW 6724P - Equality Rights|
This course provides an overview of equality rights under s.15 of the Charter. Topics to be examined include the origins of the language in the text of s.15; theories of equality; definitions of intentional and adverse effects discrimination; the interpretation of the listed grounds of discrimination; the recognition and the relationship between the guarantee of equality in s.15(l) and the protection of ameliorative programmes in s.15(2); the relationship between s.15 and s.1; remedies available for the violation of equality rights; the extent to which particular listed or analogous grounds of discrimination have generated a body of case law; and an evaluation of the utility of litigation and rights discourse to further progressive goals.
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org|
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