Unit 1: Legal Foundations
Unit 2: Human Rights
Unit 3: Criminal Law
Unit 4: International Law
Seminars

100

The legal profession originated in this country. 

What is Rome?

100

Section 1 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

What is the reasonable limits clause?

100

The burden of proof in a criminal trial. 

What is 'beyond a reasonable doubt'?

100

NAFTA (now called the USMCA) is an example of this type of agreement. 

What is a multilateral trade agreement?

100

Violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner.

What is domestic violence?

200

Promotes the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people. 

What is utilitarianism?

200

All Russians are alcoholics. 

What is a stereotype?

200

The accused PURPOSELY fails to consider the potential of their actions being criminal out of a desire to NOT KNOW the truth.




What is willful blindness?

200

Amnesty International, Oxfam, Greenpeace, Red Cross, etc. 

What are non-governmental organizations (NGOs)?

200

 French protesters whose original goal was to eliminate the increase in fuel taxes.  

Who are the Yellow Vests? 

300

The most effective form of collective action for changing the law.

What are lobby groups?

300

Legal test used to determine whether evidence should be excluded under S. 24(2) of the Charter.  

What is the Grant test?

300

Indirect evidence that allows an inference to be made about the guilt of the accused.

What is circumstantial evidence?

300

The two main ways international laws are created.  

What are customs and treaties?

300

In 2008, a lobby group from this company was able to convince the federal government and the provincial government of Ontario to give them a bailout package worth over $3 billion.

What is General Motors?

400

Three secondary sources of Canadian law. 

What are statutes or acts, common law, and constitutional law?

400

DAILY DOUBLE!

Three protected social areas of the Ontario Human Rights Code. 

What are accommodation, contracts, employment, goods, services and facilities, and membership in unions, trade or professional associations?

400

The five main types of forensic evidence we discussed in the course.

What are fingerprints, trace elements, blood, gunshot residue and DNA?

400

Five organs/bodies of the United Nations. 

What are the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, the Trusteeship Council and the Secretariat?

400

The three provinces in Canada that have laws banning conversion therapy.

What are Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia?

500

Three categories of public law and three categories of private law. 

What are constitutional, administrative and criminal law?

What are tort, contract, family, wills/estates, property and employment law?

500

The four steps of the Oakes test. 

What are pressing and substantial objective, rational connection, minimal impairment and proportionate effect?

500

All of the theories of crime we studied in this unit.

What are Classical Theory, Positive Theory, Psychoanalytical Theory, Sociological Theory and Social Conflict Theory?

500

The three steps of the extradition process in Canada. 

What are authority to proceed, the judicial phase,and the ministerial phase?  

500

DAILY DOUBLE! 

Companies can no longer hide data collection details in a terms of service agreement,  and they must divulge privacy breaches that affect customers within 24 hours.  

What is the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)?