CLN4U – Canadian and International Law, Grade 12, University Preparation


Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social science and humanities.

Course Description

This course examines elements of Canadian and international law in social, political, and global contexts. Students will study the historical and philosophical sources of law and the principles and practices of international law and will learn to relate them to issues in Canadian society and the wider world. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to analyse legal issues, conduct independent research, and present the results of their inquiries in a variety of ways.

Outline of Course Content

Unit 1Heritage
Unit 2Rights and Freedoms
Unit 3Criminal Law and Procedures
Unit 4Regulation and Dispute Resolution
Unit 5The Culminating Unit: Pulling it all Together