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LAW 3342
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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.

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LAW 3170
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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.

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LAW 3348
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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.

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LAW 3940
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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.

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LAW 3410
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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.

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LAW 3590
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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.

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LAW 3090
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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.

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LAW 2672
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“Introduction to Civil Procedure” is an exploration of the methodology employed to ensure the fair assessment of claims brought in the civil litigation process. The course will focus on the practices, rules and procedures leading to the trial of a civil action.

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LAW 2672
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The course will concentrate on the Manitoba Queen’s Bench Rules and the cases interpreting those rules. Practical tips and measures to ensure compliance with the rules will also be considered. Problem solving will be stressed by studying how the rules apply in various factual scenarios.

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LAW 3020
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The primary purpose of this course is to train students in lawyering skills. Students will be required to engage in classroom work and participate in simulated exercises. Emphasis will be given to the differences and similarities between administrative tribunal and court advocacy.

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