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Courses with a health law component offered at the Faculty

The descriptions below link to the University's online Course Calendar database, and update automatically each year. For a more complete description of these courses, please refer the latest Course Offerings document, which is found on the Law Student Affairs Office site, under Current course & registration information.


BUS2 502

3 credits
Intellectual & Industrial Property.

Business Law 2: An examination of private relationships involving inventive and creative activity through an analysis of various conceptions of intellectual property regimes, in the context of public governance of public space, as well as the interrelationship between international and national law.

Offered by: Law

  • Restrictions: Not open to first year students. Not open to students who have taken BUS2 463.
  • Terms
    • Fall 2016
    • Winter 2017
  • Instructors
    • Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse
    • Stamatia A Piper


CMPL 575

3 credits
Discrimination and the Law.

Comparative Law: Equality rights and legal protections against discrimination under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, and human rights legislation.

Offered by: Law

  • Terms
    • This course is not scheduled for the 2016 academic year
  • Instructors
    • There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016 academic year


PUB2 500

3 credits
Law and Psychiatry.

Public Law 2: The roles of lawyers and psychiatrists in the handling of the mentally ill within the legal process. Consideration of the civil commitment and criminal commitment processes, insanity and "automatism" defences, the psychiatrist as expert witness, mental illness as a problem in relation to legal capacity. Some sessions will be conducted jointly with members of the psychiatric profession.

Offered by: Law

  • Restriction: Open to a limited number of students in Law, Psychiatry and Psychology. Not open to students who have taken PUB2 419.
  • Terms
    • This course is not scheduled for the 2016 academic year
  • Instructors
    • There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016 academic year


CMPL 565

3 credits
International Humanitarian Law.

Comparative Law: Rules governing international and internal armed conflicts; historical and philosophical foundations; constraints on means to wage war; treatment of protected individuals, including prisoners of war, civilians and peacekeepers; enforcement, including belligerent reprisals and criminal prosecution; links with norms protecting human rights, the environment and cultural property; impact of cultural diversity.

Offered by: Law

  • Prerequisite: PUB2 105
  • Restriction: Not open to first year students.
  • Terms
    • This course is not scheduled for the 2016 academic year
  • Instructors
    • There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016 academic year


The following courses are not offered for 2015-2016

BUS2 501 Patent Theory and Policy
CMPL 522 Medical Liability
CMPL 546 International Environmental Law and Politics
CMPL 511 Social Diversity and Law
PRV2 500 Children and the Law
BUS2 501 Patent Theory and Policy
CMPL 576 Science Technology and Law
CMPL 603 Human Rights & Cultural Diversity
CMPL 605 Regulation Technology/Society
CMPL 642 Law and Health Care