Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
General practice
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2013-04-19
ISBN: 
9780779853304
Carswell

Introduction to the Law and Legal System of Canada

Availability: In Stock

Introduction to the Law and Legal System of Canada is an important text for law practitioners and scholars that is intended to demystify the law and to provide information on the key components of the Canadian legal system.

The text covers various topics including:

  • The nature of law and competing theories of law
  • Legal pluralism — How the Canadian legal system interacts with various religious legal systems
  • Sources of Canadian law including legislation and case law
  • The legal history of Britain, the reception of English law in Canada, the history of civil law in Quebec, and the bijural system
  • The Constitution and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • The structure of the Canadian government
  • Courts across Canada and the work of judges and lawyers
  • Problems regarding access to justice
  • Substantive law including criminal law, property law, contract law, and tort law
  • Procedural laws governing civil disputes and criminal prosecutions
Carswell

Introduction to the Law and Legal System of Canada

Availability: In Stock

Description

Introduction to the Law and Legal System of Canada is an important text for law practitioners and scholars that is intended to demystify the law and to provide information on the key components of the Canadian legal system.

The text covers various topics including:

  • The nature of law and competing theories of law
  • Legal pluralism — How the Canadian legal system interacts with various religious legal systems
  • Sources of Canadian law including legislation and case law
  • The legal history of Britain, the reception of English law in Canada, the history of civil law in Quebec, and the bijural system
  • The Constitution and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • The structure of the Canadian government
  • Courts across Canada and the work of judges and lawyers
  • Problems regarding access to justice
  • Substantive law including criminal law, property law, contract law, and tort law
  • Procedural laws governing civil disputes and criminal prosecutions