University of Toronto Faculty of Law- Juris Doctor Degree with a Certificate in Aboriginal Legal Studies

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law has a concurrent option consisting of a Juris Doctorate Degree and a certificate in Aboriginal Legal Studies. The certificate in Aboriginal Legal Studies is for students who “have a vocational or intellectual interest in the intersection between law and the history, politics, thought or practices of Aboriginal Law.” The certificate in Aboriginal Legal studies has four requirements: Aboriginal Peoples and Canadian Law, Significant Writing on Aboriginal Law, the Public Presentation in Aboriginal Studies and Additional Eligible Courses. The certificate’s four requirements focus on coursework, research and writing in Aboriginal Law, presentation and advocacy skills and additional courses pertaining to Aboriginal Studies.

The certificate in Aboriginal Legal Studies option at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law provides Indigenous and non- Indigenous students with an opportunity to enrich their legal education with Indigenous Studies.

URL: http://www.law.utoronto.ca/academic-programs/jd-program/combined-programs/jdcertificate-in-aboriginal-legal-studies

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