What is a provisional application and why is it important? Erwin K. Schultz, Ph.D., Certificate in Law student and Patent Agent, explains the process and the significance of provisional applications in his latest blog.
Clara Civiero, a Psychology and History graduate, decided to take Certificate in Law courses to supplement her degree in a practical manner. She shares her program experience and how the courses helped her accelerate her professional and academic goals.
Leonard Damiano has been working as the Head of Contracts for an aviation company, but he wanted to strengthen his knowledge of legal topics. See how the Certificate in Law courses helped supplement his career.
Our guest blogger for the month is Isabelle Wallace, a graduate of the Certificate in Law program. In her blog, Isabelle shares her program experience and the courses she enjoyed the most. She also talks about how the Certificate in Law program has equipped her with the skills needed to land a job in the Ontario Cabinet Office.
Our guest blogger for the month is Ryan Luttikhuis, a graduate of the Certificate in Law program. Ryan shares how Certificate in Law has supplemented his passion in film, and how he was able to use his legal knowledge in his current career. Read more to know his story.
Our guest blogger is for this month is Dorris Susanne Cooper, a graduating student of Certificate in Law. Sue shares her academic journey from being an interest student to eventually finishing the program. Read her on to learn more about her story.
For Michael Riseborough, June was an exciting month. Not only did he graduate from Queen’s Certificate in Law program, he was also appointed as a Justice of the Peace to the Territorial Court of Yukon through an order in Council, which was followed by an Oath of Office ceremony.
Guest blogger Zabrina Testa shares her experience taking the Certificate in Law with her daughter, Allison. Hear what Zabrina enjoys most about the Certificate and having her daughter as a study buddy.
There’s a classic saying that crime doesn’t pay. In fact, victim surcharges ensure that criminals pay for their crimes on top of the sentences they receive. But what exactly is a mandatory victim surcharge? How does it work? And why did Canada’s highest court strike it down?
With more and more of our interactions happening online you have probably clicked yes to hundreds of terms of service agreements. It is a running joke that no one ever reads these. For many of us the question becomes: what have we agreed to, and more importantly, are we bound by clicking yes on a Terms of Service contract?
In practice, the law that is needed to regulate an activity often does not fall neatly into a single level of authority: federal and provincial laws often work together. Consider, for example, the recent case of marijuana legalization...
Property as a legal concept is best understood not as an object, but as a bundle of rights that a legal person possesses. The pertinent legal question isn’t what you “own” but what you have the right to do with it.
At the most fundamental level, criminal law is based around a single Latin phrase: “Actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea”, which translates to “an act does not make a person guilty unless the mind is also guilty”.
Contract. It’s a word that is both ubiquitous (sports fans hear nightly about athletes’ multi-million dollar contracts) and for some, scary or intimidating (he needs me to sign a contract about that!).