National Program (JD) students entering as of September 2015

YEAR 1 – 30 credits ( 9 courses)

  • CML 4140 Contracts/CML 4541 Les contrats (4 credits)
  • CML 4142 Torts/CML 4542 Délits civils (4 credits)
  • CML 4143 Property/CML 4543 Droits des biens (4 credits)
  • CML 4144  Civil Procedure I/CML 4544 Procédure civile I (3 credits)
  • CML 4145  Professional Responsibility and the Practice of Law/ CML 4545  La responsabilité professionnelle et les enjeux de la pratique de droit (3 credits)
  • CML 4146  Studies in Common Law & Equity/ CML 4546  Études en common law et Equity (3 credits)
  • CML 4140 Foundations of Common Law/ CML 4540 Fondements de la common law (3 credits)
  • Optional CML courses (6 credits)1

Students must satisfy the major-paper requirement of the Common Law Section.

The 30 credits must not include courses taken by the student before entering the program or courses that are substantially the same as courses taken by the student before entering the program.

Students who have taken a required course before entering the program may not repeat that course as part of their minimum 30 credits.

Note(s)

1

Among the 6 optional course credits, students must take a course in English or French during the January intensive session.

  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher is required for the success of the program.
  • Students cannot enroll simultaneously in the National Program and any other full-time program such as the Barreau du Québec.
  • National Program students are not permitted to enroll in courses that are essentially identical in content to those that the student has already completed before commencing the National Program;
  • In the National Program, students cannot register:
    • in courses whose content is essentially the same as for courses before starting the National Program;
    • in internships sponsored by the faculty or individually offered, unless they provide evidence of a common law content that the Director of the National Program would judge acceptable, or
    • in competitive moots, unless they provide evidence of a common law content that the Director of the National Program would judge acceptable.

Bilingual competitions with a common law content:

ARNUP Cup Criminal law, CORPORATE SECURITIES Moot, LASKIN, Constitutional/Administrative Law, WILSON Equality s. 15, WALSH Family Law moot

Tax law moot

French moot competitions with a common law content:

MONCTON OTTAWA Private Law, Criminal Law GUY GUERIN

For any other competitive moot and common law content, please contact the program director.

Students who have previously completed courses at the Common Law Section, including the required courses of the National program before being admitted to the program must replace these courses with other electives to meet the minimum requirement of 30 credits.

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