Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2010/2011
Canadian Excellence

Law & Society Program

Academic Advising: Sara Neziol, (519) 756-8228, ext 5790, sneziol@wlu.ca

The Law & Society Honours BA and minor, and LY courses are only available at the Brantford Campus.

With contemporary studies, the Law and Society program will allow students to explore the relationships between laws, courts, and other social institutions, such as economics, morality, politics, and common sense. The program combines both theoretical and applied analyses of law and legal process so that you will emerge with a deep understanding of the role of law in our day-to-day lives.

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LY Course Notes

The following LY courses are only available at the Brantford Campus.

Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
LY100 Law and Society I: Are There Windows In Law Schools? 0.5
LY200 Law and Society II: Are There Doors In Law Schools? 0.5
LY201 The Canadian Legal System I 0.5
LY202 The Canadian Legal System II 0.5
LY203 Women, Law and Crime [1] 0.5
LY204 Aboriginal Peoples and the Law [2] 0.5
LY210 The Role of Harm in Canadian Law: What’s Right, What’s Wrong and What Hurts 0.5
LY302 Crime and the Justice System [3] 0.5
LY313 Mean Justice: Criminal Injustice, Ethics & Rights [4] 0.5
LY323 Rights in Canada: Rights, Freedoms and the Charter [5] 0.5
LY402 Jurisprudence [6] 1.0
LY410 Advanced Topics in Legal Theory 0.5

Senate/Editorial Changes

  1. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: LY203 Cross-listed as CC203; effective September 1, 2010.

  2. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: LY204 Cross-listed with CC204; effective September 1, 2010.

  3. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: LY302 Cross-listed with CC302; effective September 1, 2010.

  4. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: LY313 Cross-listed with CC313 and HR313; effective September 1, 2010.  

  5. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: LY323 Cross-listed with HR323; effective September 1, 2010.

  6. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: LY402 Cross-listed with CC402; effective September 1, 2010.