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LAW 3890

Like the First Year core Courses, the law of agency comprises fundamental principles reaching into contract and tort law, regarding the privity rule and vicarious tort liability.

Cameron Harvey
LAW 3170

This course offers an in-depth exploration of key dispute resolution topics. The topics studied will change from year to year, reflecting new developments in the field and student interest.

LAW 3980

This course provides students with an introduction to Canadian bankruptcy and insolvency law under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. By the end of the course students will understand the main components of Canadian bankruptcy and insolvency law as well as the key policy issues.

LAW 3250 T27
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Under the aegis of the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic, the Business Law Clinical Internship is an experiential learning course that combines basic instruction on fundamental organizational and transactional legal concepts together with field work.

3990

The Externship (Business Law Clinical Externship leading to a Clinical Pathway in Business Law) is a practical business clinical course involving various aspects of solicitors' work, including interviewing, negotiating, counselling, drafting and memo writing. The course takes a practice-based, inter-disciplinary approach in order to develop broader understanding of counsel’s role within the wider business and corporate context. Emphasis will be on transactional matters and business development, integrating questions of professional responsibility and ethics into the course.

Dean Black-Branch
LAW 3862
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The Art of the Deal is a practical business clinical course involving various aspects of solicitors’ work, including interviewing, negotiating, counselling, drafting and memo writing.

LAW 3940

Students will read and engage with a variety of perspectives on particular Charter rights, the legitimacy of judicial review under the Charter, and the capacity of the Charter to address significant social issues such as, for example, poverty, religious freedoms, and gender equality.

Dayna Steinfeld
LAW 3410

This seminar course provides students with an introduction to Canadian legal history and historical analysis. The course adopts a topical, case study approach to studying historical developments and their relationship to contemporary law.

LAW 3590

This seminar-based course includes a focus on the legal dynamics of police/civilian encounters through student-led review of the law surrounding detention, arrest, search and seizure and, as time permits, other current and timely matters.

LAW 3090

Relationships between children and youth, family, state and law are examined within an interdisciplinary context, focusing on such issues as rights theories and the public/private distinction; regulation of young offenders; child protection and state intervention; children in the courts; and the particular challenges of older children/young adults at the boundary between childhood and adulthood.