I. Legal, Political and Constitutional Framework for the Administration of Justice in Canada
II. Government and Private Sector Agencies’ Processes and their Impact on Judicial Policy Making and Administration
III. Current Issues in the Administration of Justice
This part of the course covers case studies on a number of current issues. The number and kinds of cases covered will vary over time to maintain currency in the course. Issues to be considered could include some of the following:
The course will employ a variety of instructional methods to accomplish its objectives, including some of the following: lectures, presentations, audio-visual material, small group discussions and research papers.
Evaluation will be based on course objectives and carried out in accordance with Douglas College policy. The instructor will provide a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation will be based on some of the following:
An example of one possible evaluation scheme would be:
|Seminar Attendance and participation||10%|
At the conclusion of the course the successful student will be able to:
Text will be update periodically. Testbooks may include:
Mellon, H., & Westmacott, M. (Eds.). Political Dispute and Judicial Review. Scarborough: Nelson Thomson Learning. Current edition.
A Coursepack of relevant selected readings will be available. Subject to copyright approval, the Coursepack may include readings from:
Hausegger, L.,Hennigar, M., and Riddell, T. Canadian Courts: Law, Politics and Process. Don Mills: Oxford University Press. Current Edition.
Macivor, Heather. Canadian Politics and Government in the Charter Era. Toronto: Nelson. Canada. Current Edition.
Decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada.
Courses listed here must be completed either prior to or simultaneously with this course:
Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:
This course is not required for any other course.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||CAMO CRIM 150 (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU LAW 101 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Justice Institute of BC (JIBC)||JIBC LAWS 2200 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU CRIM 2341 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG CRIM 1XXX (3)||2005/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU POL 151 (3), B-Soc||2004/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU SOCI 2XXX (3)||2010/01/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU POLI 1519 (3), OL||2011/01/01 to 2016/08/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU POLI 151 (3), OL||2004/09/01 to 2010/12/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU SOCI 2XX (3)||2004/09/01 to 2009/12/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU HUMA 2XX (3)||2010/01/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||No credit||2004/09/01 to 2009/12/31|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO POLI 1st (3)||2005/05/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV SOCI 2nd (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC SOSC 2XX (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV CRIM 1XX (3)||2010/01/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV CRIM 109 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2009/12/31|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC SOSC 2XX (1.5)||2004/09/01 to 2009/12/31|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC SOCI 2XX (1.5)||2010/01/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU POLI 151 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|