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Queen's University

JD Academic Calendar 2013-14

The annual Academic Calendar is a comprehensive publication of Faculty and Senate approved regulations and policies pertaining to the Juris Doctor degree program and the combined degree programs offered by the Faculty of Law: Master of Public Administration-Juris Doctor, Master of Industrial Relations-Juris Doctor, Master of Arts (Economics)-Juris Doctor, Master of Business Administration-Juris Doctor degree and Civil Law-Common Law degree programs.  It provides information relevant to law students about the structure of faculty governance, links to contact information for faculty members and staff, admission requirements, academic regulations, information about programs and courses of study, degree requirements and policies pertaining to the determination of academic standing in the degree programs and processes for seeking permission to study on a letter of permission.

The Senate and Board of Trustees of Queen’s University reserve the right to make changes in courses, programs and regulations published in this Calendar, without prior notice.

Introductory Course for Queen's Undergraduate Students

In 2013-14, a new introductory survey course in Canadian law will be open to registration by undergraduate degree program students at Queen’s in the Faculty of Arts & Science, Commerce and Engineering. Preference will be given to registration by upper-year students, although the prerequisite is set at second-year of the degree program at a minimum.   

LAW-201AB Introduction to Canadian Law
An introduction to Canadian law and the legal system: legal processes and institutions, principles of legal reasoning and approaches to the analysis of law. Students will learn about the law governing relationships between individuals and between individuals and the state. Taught by law professors, with guest lecturers. Not open to law students registered in the J.D., combined J.D. or in graduate law degree programs.
LEARNING HOURS 228 (72L;12O;144P)
PREREQUISITE Level 2 or above.
Fall and Winter terms, 6 credits. 
Professor Peter Kissick, Coordinator and various instructors

Further Information

Questions can be addressed to

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