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UNIT 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO LAW

Chapter 1: Law: Its Purpose and History

How Administrative Boards Govern the Relationship Between
Citizens and Government, (p. 8)
The Code of Hammurabi, (p. 10)
Quebec Civil Code, (p. 12)
ADR As a Mechanism for Conflict Resolution, (p. 33)

Chapter 2: The Rights and Freedoms of Canadians

The United Nations Working Against Global Injustice, (p. 42)

Chapter 3: Barriers to Achieving Equality

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UNIT 2: CRIMINAL LAW

Chapter 4: Criminal Law and Criminal Offences

Chapter 8: Trial Procedures

Chapter 9: From Sentencing to Release

Chapter 10: The Youth Justice System

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UNIT 3: TORT AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Chapter 11: Resolving Civil Disputes

Violence in Sports, (p. 313)
Small Claims Actions, (p. 319)
Civil Case Management, (p. 320)
Canadian Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan (CAMVAP), (p. 331)
Career in Civil Law, (p. 332)

Chapter 12: Negligence and Other Torts

Civil Liability in Alcohol-Related Cases, (p. 352)
Seat-Belt Legislation, (p. 353)
Medical Negligence Cases, (p. 357)
Insurance Information for Consumers, (p. 374)

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UNIT 4: FAMILY LAW

Chapter 13: Marriage, Divorce, and Family Mediation

Statistics on the Current Composition of the Canadian Family, (p. 384)
Formal Requirements for Marriage in Your Province or Territory, (p. 391)
Legal Challenges to Marriage Laws, (p. 398)
Divorce Proceedings, (p. 406)
Careers in Family Law, (p. 411)

Chapter 14: Children and Family Law

Issues and Factors Involved in Weighing the Best Interests of the Child, (p. 428)
Child Support and Enforcement Measures in Canada, (p. 434)
Law Commission of Canada's Institutional Child Abuse Report, (p. 446)
Adoption Procedures in Your Province or Territory, (p. 452)

Chapter 15: Division of Family Property and Spousal Support

Property Division in Your Province or Territory, (p. 462)
Unequal Divisions of Family Property, (p. 466)
Provincial or Territorial Procedures for Enforcing Child Support Payments, (p. 474)
Modernization of Benefits and Obligations Act and its Impact, (p. 479)

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UNIT 5: CONTRACT LAW

Chapter 16: Elements of a Contract

E-commerce and Online Contracts, (p. 500)
Fraudulent Misrepresentation, (p. 508)
Restraint of Trade, (p. 517)
Legal and Illegal Gaming, (p. 517)

Chapter 17: Carrying Out the Contract

Consumer Protection in Your Province or Territory, (p. 538)
Recent Cases of Misleading Advertising, (p. 539)
Recent Telemarketing Scams and How Consumers can Protect Themselves, (p. 540)
Direct Sales in Your Province or Territory, (p. 556)

Chapter 18: Landlord and Tenant Law

United Nations Habitat Agenda, (p. 548)
Dispute Resolution in Landlord and Tenant Matters, (p. 550)
Security Deposits in Your Province or Territory, (p. 552)
Landlords' and Tenants' Rights and Obligations in Your Provicne or Territory, (p. 556)