Public Law

Public Law

Program Summary

The Minor in Public Law examines how the legal system, including constitutional order and the judicial system, governs the relationship both among constituent units of the state and between citizens and the state. Courses in the program address the normative foundations of principles of justice and human rights; the role of constitutions and courts in safeguarding the rule of law, protecting civil liberties, and curbing state power; the constraints to state sovereignty posed by international law and international courts; and the implications of the legal order for democratic and legitimate policy-making.

Program Details

Degree Offered: Honours Bachelor of Arts
Offered as Co-op: No
Program Options: Minor

Program Admissions

Admissions Category: Social Sciences & Humanities
Supplementary Application Form Required: No
Admission Prerequisites: English
Approximate Grade Requirements: Mid 70s (Non Co-op)
OUAC Application Code: TUD (Non Co-op)

Student Experience

Career Options: Program Tipsheet
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