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Civil liberties are the bedrock of democratic society; the law is the defender and enhancer of these freedoms. This course offers a comprehensive overview of how the institution of law and different areas of law protect liberty. This course will feature panels on subjects such as independence of the bench and bar, Charter challenges, complaints against the police, the right to counsel and defamation/freedom of expression.


Course Chair:

Robert Holmes, Q.C., Holmes and King Law

Law Society of BC CPD Hours:

7 hours (a minimum of 2 hours will involve aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Tuition fees (before/after May 15):

Regular: $450/$550
Public Interest Professional/Student: $250/$350
Materials Only: $150

Course Outline & Poster:

Download the Law Protecting Liberty schedule here (subject to change, in .pdf)

Download the Law Protecting Liberty Poster here (.pdf)