Criminal Evidence

This course introduces the concept of evidence in the Canadian criminal context, including evidence gathering by police and the use of evidence in the courtroom. Students will learn what evidence is, how and why courts and legislatures have developed rules about its use in trials, and how these rules have impacted the manner in which police can collect evidence. In particular, students will learn about how the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms limits police powers in all aspects of the evidence-gathering process, including in searches, surveillance, interrogations, and undercover operations.

Note: Prerequisite JUST 1101, JUST 1102 Restricted to Justice


Term Duration Schedule Class Section Open Studies

Edmonton

Winter Jan 9 - Apr 28, 2023 Wed: 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
12128 A01 No

To take this course, you must be enrolled in one of the related programs:

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