Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2012/2013
Canadian Excellence

PO371
The Constitution and Judicial Politics in Canada
0.5 Credit

This course examines the evolution of Canada’s constitutional regime and the role of the judiciary in the practice of politics of Canada. Topics may include the Canadian Founding, Federalism, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, constitutional reform and amendment, judicial appointment and selection, judicial review and Canadian democracy, judicial activism, the dialogue thesis, and the role of interest groups in judicial litigation.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
Registration status: Year 3 or Year 4.
Exclusions
PO342 and PO343.