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JOUR 4310 [0.5 credit] Specialized Journalism: Justice and the Law

Areas of law that journalists may encounter along with a practical explanation of how law works. Students gain the language and tools needed to successfully analyze and write about legal issues. Emphasis on explanatory/analytical reporting; production of an extended work of journalism.
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year standing in B.J. Honours or permission of the School.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as JOUR 5310, for which additional credit is precluded.
Lectures, discussion and seminars three hours a week.