Pro Bono Students Canada is a national program that started a branch at the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law in the 1998–99 academic year. Students will observe and participate in the work of WORLDiscoveries, helping researchers and local inventors commercialize their discoveries through licensing and new company start-ups. A study of the statutory and common law procedural protections governing the manner in which administrative decisions are made, and judicial review of the decisions of tribunals and other public authorities. This course covers contractual, statutory and other legal concepts, processes and issues encountered within the film, television, music, sport media and digital media industries with emphasis on the primary contracts entertainment lawyers routinely draft and negotiate for clients in these industries. A course which examines the current social problems of the poor and studies the attempts made by our legal system to provide solutions to these problems. Within this broad academic range, the exact focus and method of evaluation are to be determined by the faculty supervisor and student, subject to the approval of the Committee. Over 100 students work at CLS over the course of the academic year under the supervision of three experienced lawyers. This course examines the role of international law in defining and protecting a broad range of individual and group rights, including the rights of indigenous peoples. An examination of the international and Canadian patent systems, including conditions for patentability, patent prosecution, patent litigation, and patent licensing. Provides experience in the research and analysis of legal problems, the drafting of appellate documents, and the preparation and presentation of oral arguments. The second will focus on the destruction and subsequent reconstruction of the constitutional order of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. This course examines Canadian law and practice regarding the international sale of goods, services and intellectual property. Accessibility Statement An advanced course designed to solidify and potentially finalize a student’s law school education in the area of criminal law. The course also examines the lawyer/client relationship and professional and ethical issues arising in the practice of criminal law. Accessibility, Career and Professional Development Office, Graduate Student Finances and Regulations, The Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Torys LLP Corporate & Securities Law Forum, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences. Plaintiff and defendant perspectives are contrasted and analyzed. Admission to the course is by application. Key planning principles, provincial policy, regional and local plans, zoning, subdivision and site plan control are all examined. | Students are introduced to procedural and substantive elements of class actions through study of foundational case law, specific types of class actions and special, cutting-edge topics in the field. It reviews basic instruments, documents and financing arrangements common to these transactions, and the major international agreements in the field. It is designed to provide students with some understanding of a complex and detailed statute. Programs Choice. Examines the interaction of Aboriginal peoples with the Crown, municipalities, resource companies, and other Canadians having regard to common law and Constitutional rights. LAW/GREEN PROCESS ENGINEERING. | Law student volunteers complete legal research or other law-related projects for member organizations over the course of the academic year under the supervision of a lawyer mentor. It examines the development, interpretation and enforcement of Canadian human rights legislation, with a primary emphasis on the Ontario Human Rights Code. Web Standards | The 2009–10 academic year marked Western Law's 50th anniversary.. It also covers the gathering of evidence and the unique nature of strict liability prosecutions. Students will study the "rules" of interpretation governing legislation. Our interdisciplinary research investigates how matter, forces, and energy interact and shape objects and environments; from our own direct surroundings here on Earth to the event horizon of black holes in the distant reaches of the Universe. Web Standards | This course explores the theory and practice of CSR and the responsibilities of businesses to respect human rights in Canadian and transnational law. As a speakers series, the Faculty of Law will host scholars and practitioners from business, law, and earth sciences. This seminar course addresses the ways in which sex discrimination has (and has not) been conceptualized and remedied in Canadian law. This non-credit, non-graded course accompanies. It is taught through lectures and student participation in simulated negotiations. Follow since 2013/14 . This seminar course provides students with the skills necessary to analyze the sources and nature of common types of conflict and the theory and practice of dispute resolution processes aimed at addressing such conflicts. The Department of Physics and Astronomy passionately pursues knowledge about the fundamental laws that govern the Universe and all that it contains. An advanced course that allows students to further develop their advocacy skills and to further understand specialized problems pertaining to litigation. The course is aimed at developing a basic working knowledge of French legal terms and concepts in the context of legal practice in Ontario. As Canada’s premier business law school, Western Law’s business law curriculum offers a wide range of courses examining the fundamentals of business organizations, finance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, trade and taxation, as well as leading-edge topics in mining and energy law, corporate social responsibility, and corporate restructuring. The impact of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Canadian Bill of Rights is also considered. It also examines plurilateral and multilateral agreements in the field. The course has a practical focus, examining matters which arise before administrative tribunals, law enforcement agencies and the courts. | Admission is based on performance in the Lerners LLP Cup (internal appellate advocacy competition). Myron S. Scholes (Co-recipient 1997 Nobel Prize in Economics), Robert Shiller (Co-recipient 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics), George Akerlof (Co-recipient 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics), Lawrence Summers (Former US Secretary of the Treasury; President Emeritus, Harvard University), Leo E. Strine, Jr. (Chief Justice, Delaware Supreme Court), William Bratton (University of Pennsylvania).