Criminal and Civil Law - PFP301
This course deals with the fundamentals of criminal law, including: analyzing the elements of an offence, classification of offences, and the identification of defenses used in criminal cases. The course will also introduce the student to the rights of citizens in contracts, landlord and tenant situations, labour, and family law. Charter implications, as well as liability under tort law, will be reviewed and discussed. It is also designed to help the student develop research and analysis skills so that they can locate, interpret, and apply both statute and case law to investigations.