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The canadian legal system the contents of this booklet are provided as general information only this booklet does not contain legal advice if your client requires. Crim 1161, introduction to the canadian legal system includes the following 13 units some units will include additional readings that supplement the material in the textbook some units will include additional readings that supplement the material in the textbook. Lxs111 - introduction to the legal system prerequisites: completion of, or placement in com101, based on the results of the english assessment or advanced standing this course introduces students to important elements of the canadian legal system.
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