3 hours lecture, 3 credits
This course offers an intensive introduction to the nature, purpose, sources and basic principles of Canadian criminal law. It will include analysis of what constitutes a crime, the basis of criminal responsibility, and the common defences used in criminal law. Fundamental legal concepts will be highlighted. The course includes a short community practicum designed to help students to apply their developing understanding of criminal law to that which occurs in local area courts.
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This course tranfers to the following post-secondary institutions in British Columbia.
NIC students wishing to use their courses as transfer credit toward another program or degree are encouraged to review the Steps to University Transfer and contact an advisor.
Please note, this information is provided courtesy of The British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCTransferGuide.ca ) and North Island College bears no responsibility for the accuracy of data.