Lesson Plans & Case Summaries

Department of Justice Canada

We would like to thank the Department of Justice Canada, Supporting Families Fund, for funding our Family Law 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.

Family Law Lesson Plans



Custody and Access

Child Support

Spousal Support

Enforcing Court Orders

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French Lesson Plans

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


Case Summaries

  • Boudreault – care and control of motor vehicle
  • Cornell – search and seizure – private residence
  • Loewen – search of motor vehicel
  • Mabior – aggravated sexual assault – HIV disclosure
  • St-Onge – driving over .08
  • Tran – provocation defence
  • Tse – emergency wiretaps
  • R. v. Jordan – right to be tried within a reasonable time