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2002_WINTER_BLAW_301_LEC_X6

2002_WINTER_BLAW_301_LEC_X6 - UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA School...

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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA School of Business Department of Marketing, Business Economics and Law BUSINESS LAW 301, X6 Winter 2002 Instructor: Philip Raworth Class Time: Tuesday @ 18:30 – 21:30 Location: Room BUS 2-05 Office: Room 4 - 10 Business Bui lding Changed to: Room 2-32M Phone: (780) 492-6864 E-Mail: [email protected] Website: http://courses.bus.ualberta.ca/blaw301-raworth Course Description The course aims to acquaint students with some fundamental aspects of the Canadian legal system. It starts with an analysis of the Canadian system of government and the court structure. Then we look at two substantive areas of law that are particularly important for the conduct of business: contract law and tort law. The course also serves as a general introduction to the Canadian legal system for students who are not in the School of Business. Format of the Course The course will comprise formal lectures. Participation by students is encouraged but is not mandatory. No mark is given for class participation. Instead, there will be two take-home exams, each of 50% value. The first exam will be due a week after reading week, and the second is due on the last day of classes. Required Texts J.E. Smyth, D.A. Soberman and A.J. Easson, The Law and Business Administration in Canada , 9 th edition, 2001 ( available in the bookstore ) The Constitution Act, 1867, as amended The Constitution Act 1982 ( These statutes are available from the Queen’s Printer in Edmonton or online)
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