Dalhousie Law Journal


Thailand, Canada, University of Victoria, legal education, comparative law


Within the last few years Canada has begun to realize that it is a Pacific Rim country with substantial connections and interests in Asia. As part of this awakening Canadian interest in Asian affairs the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria decided to develop and offer a course entitled "Legal Issues in Southeast Asia", with the hope that such a course would provide a forum for a systematic, informed comparison of the legal systems of Asia.