The unique feature of the common law system is its reliance on judge-made law and the application of judicial precedent to new fact situations.
Law is not taught primarily by lecture. Students experience active learning through classroom debate, moot court competitions, mock trials and simulated exercises in mediation. In addition to offering a full service professional education, the Common Law section specializes in alternative dispute resolution, technology law, public law, international law, and human rights. The section is proud of its diverse student body and faculty and its commitment to equity scholarship and teaching.
- At least three years of university studies is preferred. Students are strongly encouraged to complete their undergraduate program of study prior to beginning law school.
- Successful completion of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Students applying to the French program of the Common Law Section of the Faculty of Law do not write the LSAT.
For more information on admission, visit the Web page of the Faculty of Law - Common Law Section