Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2015/2016
Canadian Excellence

Law & Society Program

Program Co-ordinator: Andrew Robinson, PhD, (519) 756-8228, ext 5743, arobinson@wlu.ca

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

The Law and Society program will allow students to explore the relationships between laws, courts, and other social institutions, such as economics, politics, family, health and technology, and morality. The program combines both theoretical and applied analyses of law and legal processes 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 Introduction to Law & Society I 0.5
LY101 Introduction to Law and Society II 0.5
LY201 The Canadian Legal System I [1] 0.5
LY202 The Canadian Legal System II 0.5
LY205 Criminal Law in Canada [2] 0.5
LY206 Famous Trials [3] 0.5
LY210 The Role of Harm in Canadian Law 0.5
LY212 Law and Culture 0.5
LY214 Feminist Socio-Legal Theories 0.5
LY216 Family and Law [4] 0.5
LY232 Women, Rights, and Equality 0.5
LY300 Perspectives on Justice [5] 0.5
LY304 International Law [6] 0.5
LY305 Law and Social Movements 0.5
LY306 Law and Society: International Perspectives [7] 0.5
LY307 Ethics and Professionalization 0.5
LY308 Indigenous Forms of Justice 0.5
LY310 Law and Social Control [8] 0.5
LY323 Rights in Canada: Rights, Freedoms and the Charter 0.5
LY332 Victims, Rights, & Social Justice 0.5
LY333 Law, Intellectual Property and Human Rights [9] 0.5
LY334 Law and the Environment [10] 0.5
LY335 Labour Law and Labour Rights [11] 0.5
LY380 Special Topics 0.5
LY385 Directed Studies 0.5
LY401 Sentencing 0.5
LY402 Jurisprudence 1.0
LY403 Alternative Dispute Resolution 0.5
LY405 Poverty, Law, and Society 0.5
LY410 Advanced Topics in Legal Theory 0.5
LY411 Gender, Sexuality, and the Law 0.5
LY480 Advanced Special Topics 0.5
LY485 Advanced Directed Studies 0.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision February 4, 2015: LY301 deleted; effective September 1, 2015.

  1. Senate Addition April 15, 2015: LY201 Exclusion addition; effective September 1, 2015.

  2. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: LY205 Course description change; effective September 1, 2015.

  3. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: LY206 Course description change; effective September 1, 2015.

  4. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: LY216 Course title and description change; effective September 1, 2015.

  5. Senate Addition February 4, 2015: LY300 New course; effective September 1, 2015.

  6. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: LY304 Course description change; effective September 1, 2015.
    Senate Addition April 15, 2015: LY304 Exclusion addition; effective September 1, 2015.

  7. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: LY306 Course description change and exclusion addition; effective September 1, 2015.

  8. Senate Addition February 4, 2015: LY310 New course; effective September 1, 2015.

  9. Senate Addition February 4, 2015: LY333/HR333 New course; effective September 1, 2015.

  10. Senate Addition February 4, 2015: LY334 New course; effective September 1, 2015.

  11. Senate Addition February 4, 2015: LY335 New course; effective September 1, 2015.
    Senate Addition May 28, 2015: LY335 Cross-listed as HR335; effective September 1, 2015.