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LAWS 2302 [0.5 credit] Criminal Law

The legal and social dimensions of criminal liability and responsibility in Canada, including issues and problems surrounding mens rea, actus reus, and the attachment of liability. Excuses and justifications, the Canadian Criminal Code and the role of the Charter in the criminal legal system.
Precludes additional credit for LAWS 2004 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): LAWS 1001 and LAWS 1002.
Lectures three hours a week.