Lesson Plans & Case Summaries

Civil Litigation Case Summaries – NEW!!

Criminal Law Lesson Plans and Case Summaries



Criminal Offences

Criminal Records


Record Suspensions

Search and Seizure



Additional Criminal Law Case Summaries

Please note that while some of these cases are a few years old, they contain legal principles that are still cited by lower courts across Canada.

Employment Law Case Summaries – NEW!!

  • Uber v. Heller (2020) – arbitration agreements; unconscionable behaviour

Family Law Lesson Plans

Department of Justice Canada

We would like to thank the Department of Justice Canada, Supporting Families Fund, for funding our Family Law Lesson Plans and Justice Canada Canadian Family Justice Fund for funding the update of our lesson plans.

We would also like to thank Candray Mehkary of the Family Law Section, Legal Services Branch, Manitoba Justice, for reviewing the lesson plans.


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French Lesson Plans

We would also like to thank Caroline Pellerin for translating the lesson plan.


Indigenous Law Case Summaries – NEW!!

When reading these cases, please note that Canadian law uses the term “Aboriginal”, and this area of law is often called “Aboriginal Law”. We have written these summaries using the term “Indigenous” instead, except when part of a direct quote.