To provide you with the best learning experience, we've designed our JD program to provide a rigorous and comprehensive curriculum complimented by experiential learning to develop your practical skills.
Your Juris Doctor degree includes a minimum of 92 credits (32 first year credits + 60 upper year credits).
First Year (32 credits)
To build a solid foundation across a wide variety of law topics, you will take a set of nine required courses.
- Law 200 Indigenous Settler Legal Relations (3 credits)
- Law 211 Contracts (5 credits)
- Law 221 Criminal Law & Procedure (5 credits)
- Law 231 Property Law (5 credits)
- Law 241 Torts (5 Credits)
- Law 261 Transnational Law (2 credits)
- Law 271 Introduction to Public Law & the Charter (3 credits)
- Law 281 Legal Research & Writing (2 credits)
- Law 291 Aboriginal & Treaty Rights (2 credits)
Upper Year (60 Credits)
In your upper 2L & 3L years, you will need to complete 60 credits with a the following required courses:
- Law 347 Federalism (2/3 credits)
- Law 300 Jurisprudence and Critical Perspectives (3 credits)
- Law 372 Administrative Law (4 credits)
- Law 468 Ethics and Professionalism (3 credits)
- Seminar or Directed Research (3 credits)
- Experiential requirement
To help you build practical experience and apply classroom learning to real life situations, we offer numerous experiential opportunities. This could be:
- clinical programs
- competitive moots
- experiential courses such as:
- Law 446: Corporate Solicitors' Workshop
- Law 472: The Allan McEachern Course in Trial Advocacy
- Law 474: Trial Advocacy
- Law 477: Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
- Law 478: Foundations of Dispute Resolution
Courses Offered at Allard Law
While our courses and availability may change from time-to-time, you can contact us for the latest list.