Contracts (Curran)

Course Number
LAW 1102
Course Description

The course will provide students with a general introduction to the law of contracts.  Topics include a discussion of the essential elements of contracts, particularly agreement, intention, and consideration; vitiating factors; protection of weaker parties; contractual rights and obligations; and remedies. The extent to which contract law can be used to understand treaties between the indigenous peoples and the Crown will be explored.

Teaching Method



Mid Term Exam: 20%
Final Exam: 80%

Course Materials

A casebook created by the Instructor, in collaboration with other Instructors of the course, available at the University Bookstore.
Additional optional texts students may consult are as follows:
John D. McCamus, The Law of Contracts, 3d ed (Irwin Law, 2020). (Recommended)
Stephen M. Waddams, Law of Contracts, 7th ed (Canada Law Book, 2017). (Recommended)
Bruce MacDougall, Introduction to Contracts, 4th ed (LexisNexis, 2019).
Angela Swan, Jakub Adamski, Annie Y. Na, Canadian Contract Law, 4th ed (LexisNexis, 2018).
Pitch and Snyder, Damages for Breach of Contract, 2d ed (Carswell, 1989).