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Welcome to Legal Studies at
Colonel By Secondary School

Grade 11 Law (CLU3M)
Understanding Canadian Law

This course explores Canadian law with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to people’s everyday lives. Students will investigate fundamental legal concepts and processes to gain a practical understanding of Canada’s legal system, including the criminal justice system. Students will use critical-thinking, inquiry, and communication skills to develop informed opinions on legal issues and apply this knowledge in a variety of ways and settings, including case analysis, legal research projects, mock trials, and debates.

Grade 12 Law (CLN4U)
Canadian and International Law

This course examines elements of Canadian and international law in social, polilical , and global contexts . Students will study the historical and philosophical sources of law and the pri nciples 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.