French Youth Law Project

Project Summary

In collaboration with the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Alberta (French-speaking Legal Professionals Association of Alberta), students on this project will deliver legal education presentations in French to students at Francophone or French immersion schools throughout Calgary on cyber-bullying and youth and the law. Additionally, students will research legal information relevant to Francophone and French immersion students including driving in Alberta and workplace standards.

Number of students
and prerequisites

– 2 students
– Must be sufficiently comfortable speaking, reading, and writing in French

Area of Law

– Criminal Law
– Youth Law
– Employment Law

Area of Law

– Criminal Law
– Youth Law
– Employment Law

Legal Skills

– Delivery of legal information
– Public speaking skills
– French legal terminology
– Legal research and writing

Project Type

Public Legal Education Project

Project Timeline

Student volunteers will be expected to deliver 1-2 presentations per month during October 2019 – March 2020 (excluding December).