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St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School

CLU3M Final Exam Review 2018

Part A: Philosophical questions (20)

Part B: Short Answer (34)

Part C: True or False (17)

Part D: Matching (8)

Part E: Long Answer Questions (20)

Part F: Essay question (10)

Part G: Multiple Choice (10)


Part A: Philosophical Questions (30)

Examples: Pick one of the following questions:

  1. Is justice best defined narrowly as retributive or more broadly as distributive? 😎 b) Do you believe that marks are a just entrance requirement for post-secondary educational institutions? Argue for or against making post-secondary education accessible to everyone. c) Suppose that you have been asked to make the Canadian electoral system more equitable. What solution would you propose? Think about counter-arguments to your solution and develop arguments to refute them. d) Consider a rule imposed by the administration of your school. Draw on various philosophical concepts of justice to argue for or against retaining this rule. e) Municipal police in Canada have arrest quotas. State your opinion on whether this is a good thing or why you think it is unethical. f) In Canada, you are innocent until proven guilty, at least according to the Charter of Rights. Do you disagree that is the reality? If you disagree, explain. g) What are your legal rights upon arrest or detention and explain why you agree or disagree with these.




Pick one of the following: a) (Google The "veil of ignorance" to be prepared to answer this)


  1. Be prepared to express your opinion on the Supreme Court (eg. Does it have too much power?)

Part B: Short Answer (34)


-Pick one of the following: a) How does the rule of law ensure a just and fair system of law today? b) What is the Youth Criminal Justice Act and what is its purpose? (2)

-Identify the main purpose of human rights legislation. (2)

-Identify some historic barriers to achieving women’s equality (or any other “minority” group). (2)

Study: notes, handouts, text, criminal law, actus reus and mens rea, “violent crime” “property crimes” Why do people use illegal drugs? What are some problems associated with these drugs? drug-related offenses Nelles v. Ontario case in 1989,  R v. Askov case in 1990, R v. Find case in 2001? The Lord’s Day Act, “12 Angry Men”, “Inherit the Wind” (THERE WILL BE CHOICE, so you don’t have to memorize all of the R v. ‘s we covered or that are on this review)

Part C: True or False (17)


-To Sequester a jury means to house them until they reach a verdict. _____

-An  arraignment is when an American is given health care even though they do not have health care insurance. _____

-A subpoena is served in the event a witness will not volunteer to come to court. _____

Study: R v. R. in 1996, Steven Avery, A Few Good Men,

Part D: Matching (8)


Don Von Chovi _____                                                                       A- charged with shooting his friend

R v. Charlebois _____                                                                    B- duress

Excusable conduct _____                                                             C- self-defense

Part E: Long Answer Questions (20) (Pick 4 of the following)


-Describe a situation in which an alibi could successfully be used as a defense. (5)

-How much force can you legally use to defend yourself or your property? (5)

-In your own words, outline what is meant by “unfit to stand trial” according to section 2 of the Criminal Code. (5)


Part F: Essay Question: (10) (min. 1 paragraph)

Choose one of the following questions:

Be prepared to talk about immigration or your feelings about intent in terms of it being soul criteria for judging the culpability of an individual whose actions have been deemed to break the law.

Part G: Multiple Choice (10)

Examples: -All people are equal before and under the law derives from:

  1. The Magna Carta
  2. Hammurabi’s Code
  3. Mosaic Law
  4. None of the above


-An eye for an eye is this type of punishment:

  1. Retribution
  2. Restitution
  3. Regurgitation
  4. Re-evaluation


-Which of the following is NOT part of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms:

  1. Equality Rights
  2. Mobility Rights
  3. Democratic Rights
  4. Taxpayers Rights

Study: CH.1-2, most serious types of offences in the Criminal Code,  indictable offence, “Remanded,” “Appearance notice”, “Summons”