The course will employ a variety of instructional methods to accomplish its objectives, including some of the following:
Evaluation will be based on the 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 course. Evaluation will be based on the following:
An example of one possible evaluation scheme would be:
|Research writing assignment I||25%|
|Research writing assignment II||30%|
At the conclusion of the course the successful student will be able to:
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students:
Tjaden, Ted. (2016). Legal Research and Writing. Toronto: Irwin Law.
Additionally, throughout the course students will work with the following materials:
- legislation (federal and provincial)
- case law
- online secondary legal resources such as Lexis Advance Quicklaw, BC Laws, LegisInfo, LawSource, CanLii, and a variety of court and legislative websites.
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
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|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU LAW 210 (3)||2003/05/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG GNST 1XXX (3)||2007/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CRIM 1XX (3)||2007/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU SOCI 1XX (3)||2007/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU SOCI 1XXX (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU GENS 1XX (3)||2007/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||No credit||2007/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||No credit||2007/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC HUMN 1XX (3)||2007/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV CRIM 1XX (3)||2007/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC SOCI 1XX (1.5)||2007/09/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU CRIM 1st (3)||2007/09/01 to -|