Thursday, May 31, 2012

Your Feedback Please

Tell me what you like best about this course.

Comment about how the course was delivered.  Did you find it interesting?  Was it engaging?

List any recommendations you have to make this course better.  Feel free to comment about the structure of the course, the assignments and/or the teaching.

Any other comments

I wanted to thank each and every one of you for your presence, kindness and hard work.  Good luck in the future....and remember you are always welcome back at the school!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

May 3 2012

Law 12 News

Chapter 8 & 9 Test May 15th

Policing, Crime Scene Investigations, Arrest, Detention and Pre-Trial Release

Criminal Offences, Summary, Hybrid, Indictable

Letter to the Editor  - To Legalize or Not
Give your opinion, supported by facts.
Concise and Clear

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Law 12 April 27

1.       Students are to finish the Classification of Offences of The Criminal Code of Canada (students already have the handout)

2. Students are to read “Defending a Position: Writing a Letter to the Editor (students already have the handout) and respond to the provided letter regarding the decriminalization of marijuana.

a. The students are to write a letter arguing that the writer of the letter is wrong and that marijuana should not be decriminalized.

b. Students can use their own personal devices or access the MRC to find accurate and relevant research to support their arguments.

3. Students must hand a rough draft of the letter at the end of class.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Court Visit Reflection

List all the things that surprised you when you visited the Provincial Courts?

What do you want to learn more about?

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Test Review - Vocab & Themes

Levels of Court in BC/Canada
Burden of Proof
Courtroom Participants
Rules of Evidence
Examination and Cross-Examination
Participants in a Crime
Elements of a Crime
Actus Reus
Mens Rea
Accessory after the fact

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Solve the Case

Here is a simulation of the police hunt of kidnap victim Grham McMynn.

This is based on a real case here in Vancouver a few years ago.

Click on the link below and give this a try!

McMynn Kidnapping Case

Crime Scene Videos