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Class 2- AFM 231 Legal Environment, Risk Management, Contract
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Discussion Points Brief Review Constitution Litigation Managing Legal Risk Resurface v. Hanke discussion Contracts Introduction I-clicker quiz
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Creating Law in Canada Three primary branches of government? Executive Legislative Judicial Each plays a role in creating law Relevant interaction between the branches
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Role of Canadian Constitution Talked about primacy of Canadian Constitution Limits to it do exist Importance of Section 1 Limited role of Section 33 Note in particular, p. 33 with Sampling of Constitutional Challenges.
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Litigation What you must know: What is the basic process involved with litigation and what purpose does each phase serve? Discovery process – critical. What will it often lead to? – Imposes strong need for a clear and enforced document and retention policy. Why does litigation follow a very structured process? What is the relevance of limitation periods?
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Litigation What you must know cont.: Respective burdens of proof (civil and criminal) Costs- Again critical you understand how they work and difference between party-party costs and lawyer-client costs. Process of appeals How judgments are enforced – note: whether/ not they will be enforced is one of the primary factors in whether to proceed.
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2010 for the course AFM 231 taught by Professor Briggs during the Winter '09 term at Waterloo.

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