 First European people to practice
  democratic ideals.
 Trial by juries (501 people to avoid
  bribery)
 No judges or ...
 Law of the Twelve Tables in 449 BCE
 Over time law became more complex
 Training of lawyers began
 529 CE – Code of J...
 Separate system passed down orally
 Iroquois Confederacy –
  Gayanashagowa
 Became a reference for the UN and USA
 Se...
 Presumption of Innocence
 Trial by Ordeal
 11th Century William the Conquer
    › Local authority to resolve disputes
...
 French Civil Law
 Civil laws (private law) was organized
  into codes arranged by topic
 Napoleonic Code or French Civ...
 Values and principles of Canadian law
 Body of laws which deal with
  government powers and legal principles
 BNA Act,...
 Any law passed by the federal or
  provincial governments
 Judges interpret the statues
    › Mischief rule
    › Inter...
Sources Of Canadian Law
Sources Of Canadian Law
Sources Of Canadian Law
Sources Of Canadian Law
Sources Of Canadian Law
Sources Of Canadian Law
Sources Of Canadian Law
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Sources Of Canadian Law

  1. 1.  First European people to practice democratic ideals.  Trial by juries (501 people to avoid bribery)  No judges or lawyers  Accusers would recommend penalties.
  2. 2.  Law of the Twelve Tables in 449 BCE  Over time law became more complex  Training of lawyers began  529 CE – Code of Justinian
  3. 3.  Separate system passed down orally  Iroquois Confederacy – Gayanashagowa  Became a reference for the UN and USA  Self-rule in some areas of Canada
  4. 4.  Presumption of Innocence  Trial by Ordeal  11th Century William the Conquer › Local authority to resolve disputes  12th Century King Henry II › Consistency and fairness  King John and the Magna Carta › Rule of Law
  5. 5.  French Civil Law  Civil laws (private law) was organized into codes arranged by topic  Napoleonic Code or French Civil Code  Precedence is less important
  6. 6.  Values and principles of Canadian law  Body of laws which deal with government powers and legal principles  BNA Act, now the Constitution Act 1867  Constitution Act 1982 and Charter  Judicial Independence  Ultra vires and intra vires
  7. 7.  Any law passed by the federal or provincial governments  Judges interpret the statues › Mischief rule › Internal aids › External aids

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