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LAWS 3307 [0.5 credit] Youth and Criminal Law

A review of the Youth Criminal Justice Act within the framework of the Canadian justice system, with particular emphasis on historical and philosophical developments and objectives. Current topics include: constitutional issues, procedure, confessions, transfers, sentencing options, alternative measures, reviews, and possible amendments.
Prerequisite(s): LAWS 2301 and LAWS 2302.
Lectures three hours a week.