(3 credits) 3 hours lecture
This course explores the relationship between individuals and the nation state. Beginning with a review of competing paradigms related to Human Rights and Civil Liberties, emphasis will be placed on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and its interpretation by the judiciary. Issues such as equality before the law, freedoms of expression and religion, obscenity and hate literature will be explored.
Prerequisite: Applied Justice 2201 and 2203.