CML2117 Introduction to Law, 2008 - Lecture 17 - Contract Law

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Overview of Contract Law in Canada, highlighting some of the key concepts in the field

Overview of Contract Law in Canada, highlighting some of the key concepts in the field

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  • 1. Today: Private Law: Contract Law
  • 2. Obama! Obama! Obama!
  • 3. California Proposition 8 Could it happen in Canada?
  • 4. Oh, and about your papers...
  • 5. And now, back to your regular scheduled programming… … kind of…
  • 6. Pair up! Sell something! Over here? Over here? You’re selling. You’re buying.
  • 7. Now, tell us about your agreement.
  • 8. Mustapha v. Culligan, [2005] O.J. 1469. Now updated: Mustapha v. Culligan, 2008 SCC 27. Ratio?
  • 9. Key concepts in Contract Law a contract • 3 requirements of • Meeting of the minds • Consideration • Intention to enter into legal relationship • Courts generally hands−off, but aim to enforce intention of the parties • Circumstances when Courts won’t enforce contract • Damages • Remoteness
  • 10. Next class… • Private Law: Contract Law • Case(s) to be posted soon!