The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constraint. The wise man sees in it, on the contrary, the potent Law of Laws.

-Walt Whitman

 Law 12 Course Outline

 Law 12 is divided into a number of Units of study based upon varied legal topics.  They include:

Unit 1: An Introduction to Law

    1.    Law: Its Purpose and History

    2.    The Rights and Freedoms of Canadians

    3.    Barriers to Achieving Equality

Unit 2: Criminal Law

    4.    Criminal Law and Criminal Offences

    5.    The Criminal Code

    6.    Drug Use, Drinking, and Driving

    7.    Bringing the Accused to Trial

    8.    Trial Procedures

    9.    From Sentencing to Release

    10.  The Youth Justice System

Unit 3: Tort and Dispute Resolution 

    11.  Resolving Civil Disputes

    12.  Negligence and Other Torts

Unit 4: Family Law

    13. Marriage, Divorce and Family Mediation

    14. Children and Family Law

    15. Division of Family Property and Spousal Support