As a law school accredited by the Canadian Federation of Law Societies, the Common Law Section of the Faculty of Law offers a full range of courses in public law, private law, litigation and dispute resolution, aboriginal law, international law and human rights, technology law, and environmental law, all with numerous opportunities for experiential learning.

This program is offered in English and in French. 

Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2015-2016 calendars for the previous requirements.

University of Ottawa - Common Law 1
CML 1103Criminal Law and Procedure5 Units
CML 1110Orientation to the Canadian Legal System1 Unit
CML 1205Introduction to Public and Constitutional Law5 Units
CML 2309Civil Procedure I3 Units
CML 2312Administrative Law3 Units
CML 2313Constitutional Law II 23 Units
3 course units from:3 Units
Business Organizations
Special Course in Business Law
3 course units from:3 Units
Mediation Theory and Practice 3
Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes 3
3 course units from: 4, 53 Units
Appellate Advocacy
Mediation Theory and Practice
Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes
Studies in Oral Advocacy
Moot Court Competition
Gale Cup Moot
National Aboriginal Law Moot: Kawaskimhon "Speaking With Knowledge
Wilson Moot Competition
Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Competition
Willms and Shier Environmental Law Moot
Canadian Corporate/Securities
Intellectual Property Advocacy
Trial Advocacy
Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy
Arnup Cup
Environmental Law Clinic
Labour Law II
Introductory Legal Aid Clinic Course 6
Advanced Clinical Course in Community Law 7
Interviewing and Counselling
Corporate Immigration Advocacy
Collaborative Family Law Practice
International Trade and Investment Law Practicum
Intellectual Property Litigation
Dispute Resolution in Family Law
Clinical Legal Aid II 6
Clinical Legal Aid III 6
Philip C. Jessup International Moot
Laskin Moot Court
Dispute Resolution Practicum
Advanced Refugee Law
Advocacy Before International Tribunals
30 optional course units in common law (CML) 830 Units
American University - Washington College of Law or Michigan State University, College of Law: 9, 10
Advanced standing course units for compulsory courses:
CML 1101Legal Foundations: Research, Strategy, Analysis1 Unit
CML 1102Contracts5 Units
CML 1105First-Year Thematic Course3 Units
CML 1108Property5 Units
CML 1107Torts5 Units
16 advanced standing course units in common law (CML) at the 1000 level16 Units
30 course units recognized as advanced standing for common law (CML), including the compulsory courses listed above30 Units
Total: 124 Units