Course DescriptionThis is an introductory course, prerequisite to further studies in law. The course begins with a discussion of the nature and sources of law and an examination of the court system in Canada, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and a survey of the more important aspects of the law of torts. The course then concentrates on the legal requirements for the formation of a valid contract. Other major contract law topics include interpretation, privity, discharge, breach, and special types of contracts. Selected cases will be examined.
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
Please note the following exam dates for Fall 2020:
Midterm exam - Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Final exam - Saturday, December 12, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.