2008_Fall_B_Law_301_Lec_A1 - University of Alberta School...

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University of Alberta School of Business Department of Marketing, Business Economics and Law BLAW 301 – L EGAL F OUNDATIONS OF THE C ANADIAN E CONOMY Fall 2008 Instructor: Jacob J. Shelley LEC A2: MWF 09:00-09:50 (BUS 2 5) LEC A3: MWF 10:00-10:50 (BUS 2 9) LEC A5: MWF 12:00-12:50 (BUS 3 5) Office: HUB Mall Sessional Office (FishBowl) Email: jshelley@ualberta.ca Website: https://ulearn.ualberta.ca Office Hours: By appointment C OURSE D ESCRIPTION Synoptic view of Canadian legal system, with emphasis on underlying considerations of social policy. While considering the nature, sources, philosophy, and policy objectives of the law, selected topics from the fields of tort and contract will be analyzed I. Risk Management and Sources of Law II. Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution III. Torts IV. Contracts C OURSE O BJECTIVES 1. To introduce students to the Canadian legal system. 2. To gain a basic understanding of areas of law relevant to business, particularly in the context of risk management. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course BUS 301 taught by Professor Witman during the Winter '10 term at University of Alberta.

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