Why would a lawyer ever need to know computer science? For that matter, why should a computer scientist care about the law? Think about some of the following issues:
A lawyer with a degree in Computer Science is indispensable to many IT companies. Actually, since almost every type of business uses some sort of software, a lawyer/computer scientist is a valuable addition to any company.
The Computer Science Department offers a joint program in conjunction with Western Law.. Students successfully completing this program will receive a BSc degree in computer science and an JD degree from the Law School at Western! Normally it would take 7 years to receive these degrees separately, however Western offers you the ability to pursue both degrees at the same time and complete them in 6 years. If you wish to find out more about this program and the courses you would take while at Western, go to: