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Module 1.1

Lesson 1.1 What is Law? * Is a set of rules made by the government that are enforceable in the court of law 1. Law and Social Control * Is a form of social control that it can used to influence and change people’s behavior 2. Public and public order * Through “legal intruments”. The government maintain public order by sanctioning wrong-doers who violate the law. 3. Law and human relations 4. Law and the workplace * The law places responsiblilty on the employer 5. Characteristics of the law 6. What is law not * Customs traditions, religions, manners and mortality are some exmaples of social controls
Lesson 1.2 * The Rule of law * Is a fundamental principle which states that no one is above the law and everyone should be subject to the law equally 1. No person is above the law 2. No one can be punished by the state except for a breach of the law 3. No one can be convicted of breaching the law except in the manner set forth by the law itself

Lesson 1.3 * Origin of Canadian Law and Legal traditions * Canada is a “bijural contry with two distinct trditons * Which are 1. Common Law 2. Civil Law 3. Aborigianl law * Legal tradition 1. Civil Law * It’s “inquisitorial” in nature, meaning “the court and judges are actively involved in investigating the facts of the case * Also emphasize on “codification”, where the law is a written correction that is accessible. 2. Common Law * Practice the most in Canadian jurisdictions ( heavily influenced by the principle of common law.) * Is adversarial and accusatorial in nature, meaning present evidence and shit * The concept of “precedent” ( a system where one judge follow the decision of judgment before him
Lesson 1.4 Classification of law * Public Law * Deals…...

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