Course Description for CLN4U Grade 12 Canadian and International Law

Grade 12 Law (CLN4U) examines elements of Canadian and international law in social, political, and global contexts. Students will study the historical and philosophical sources of law and the principles and practices of international law and will learn to relate them to issues in Canadian society and the wider world. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to analyze legal issues, conduct independent research, and present the results of their inquiries in a variety of ways. The online learning platform will facilitate effective research, communication, and collaboration.

Summary of Units and Timelines for Grade 12 Law CLN4U

Below is the suggested sequence of course unit delivery as well as the recommended number of hours to complete the respective unit. For complete details of targeted expectations within each unit and activity, please see each Unit Overview found in the CLN4U course profile.

Unit Order

Unit Name

Suggested Time

Unit 0

Research

5 hours

Unit 1

Heritage

25 hours

Unit 2

Rights and Freedoms

25 hours

 

Mid Semester Point