READING COURSE: COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW

 

READING GUIDE

 

Topic

Reading questions

Comparative Law

 

Law School admissions

 

What does the Law School admission process consist of?

What would you change about admission to Law Schools in Canada?

 

Canadian Criminal Law

 

 

What is a crime in Canada (theory of offence)?

What are the elements of a crime?

What are some of the flaws of the Canadian Criminal Law approach to offences?

 

Australian Criminal Law

What is a crime in Australia (theory of offence)?

What are the elements of a crime?

What are some of the flaws of the Australian Criminal Law approach to offences?

 

What are the differences and similarities with respect to Canadian Criminal Law?

 

 

 

 

Convergence between Common Law and Civil Law

What is convergence?

What are the main characteristics of the theory of offence in Civil Law?

 

What are the main similarities and differences between the theory of offence in civil law and common law?