Property law is complex — fee simple, escheats, and William the Conqueror all come into play when we’re talking about ownership of property in Canada.
Contracts govern many aspects of our day-to-day lives—they are one of the fundamental ways that society is ordered.
Dive into the amazing world of case research with professor Mary Jo Maur, developer and instructor of Law 201/701 — Introduction to Canadian Law in this edition of the podcast!
Why is it the bedrock of our criminal justice system? How does it level the playing field of one person versus all of society? And… is it really as venerable and ancient a principle as we think it is?
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”.
Marijuana Legalization and the Federal-Provincial Relationship: Fundamentals of Canadian Law Podcast 004
We all know that the Canadian federal government is decriminalizing marijuana, but what does that mean?
The CBC’s Sunday Edition recently gave Professor Lisa Kerr an opportunity to explore some of the issues that are covered in passing in her criminal law overview.