Health Law Option Courses

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Compulsory Course (3 credits)

3 credits from among the following courses:

  • CML 3375 Medical-Legal Problems (3 credits)
  • CML 3509 Introduction au droit de la santé (3 credits)

 

Optional Courses (15 credits)

New courses in Health Law may be added to the curriculum. The Option Coordinator may approve such courses as part of the option for a given year.

If a student wishes to take a course that is not included in the list of courses for the Option in Health Law, the student should ask the instructor of the course to contact the Coordinator of the Option in Health Law at Louise.Belanger-Hardy@uottawa.ca.  The coordination team will review the course syllabus and decide if the course meets the criteria for an Option in Health Law course.

Courses offered in Common Law in English
Regular courses:
  • CML 1105 First-Year Thematic Course – Immigration Health Law (3 credits)
  • CML 1105 First-Year Thematic Course – Comparative Health Systems, Law and Policy (3 credits)
  • CML 1105 First-Year Thematic Course – Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge (3 credits)
  • CML 3136 Disability Rights and Social Justice (3 credits)
  • CML 3148 Toxic Tort Law (3 credits)
  • CML 3151 Access to Health Care (3 credits)
  • CML 3181 Sexuality, Gender and the Law (3 credits)
  • CML 3193 Forensic Science (3 credits)
  • CML 3251 Legal Research and Writing (4 credits)
  • CML 3351 Legal Research and Writing (3 credits)
  • CML 3354 Law and Psychiatry: Clinical Part (3 credits)
  • CML 3379 Law and Psychiatry: Mental Health Law (3 credits)
  • CML 4104 Studies in Public Law: Indigenous Health Law (3 credits)
  • CML 4104A Studies in Public Law: Law and Policy of Modern Plagues and Pestilence from Ebola to Obesity (3 credits)
  • CML 4109 Studies in Human Rights: Disability Practicum (3 credits)
  • CML 4111 Studies in Criminal Law: Mental Health Issues and Criminal Law (3 credits)
  • CML 4112 Interdisciplinary Studies in Law: Food Law (3 credits)
  • CML 4114 Selected Topics - Intensive Study of a Selected Legal Issue: Cannabis Law (3 credits)
  • CML 4114 Selected Topics - Intensive Study of a Selected Legal Issue: Advanced Indigenous Health Law (3 credits)
  • CML 4114 Selected Topics - Intensive Study of a Selected Legal Issue: Law and Neuroscience (3 credits)
  • CML 4343 Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals and Intellectual Property (3 credits)
Internship:
  • CML 3171 Student-Proposed Internship (3 credits)*  The Student-Proposed Internship must be a placement in the field of health law and must be approved by the Common Law Section and the Option Coordinator.
Courses offered in Common Law in French
Regular courses:
  • CML 3251 Legal Research and Writing (4 credits) / CML 3651 Recherche et rédaction juridiques (4 credits)
  • CML 3351 Legal Research and Writing (3 credits) / CML 3751 Recherche et rédaction juridiques (3 credits)
  • CML 3510 Bioéthique, santé et droit (3 credits)
  • CML 3511 Responsabilité médicale (3 credits)
  • CML 4504 Études en droit public : La règlementation du cannabis au Canada (3 credits)
Internship:
  • CML 3571 Stage proposé par l'étudiant (3 credits)* The Student-Proposed Internship must be a placement in the field of health law and must be approved by the Common Law Section and the Option Coordinator.
Courses offered by the Civil Law Section
  • DRC 4731 Thèmes choisis en droit : droit de la santé (3 credits)
  • DRC 4760 Droit, médecine et biologie (3 credits)
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