Uof A, School of Business
BUSINESS LAW 301, FallTerm 2006, Sections A1, A2, & A5
Section A1 M-W-F 0900 – 0950; BUS 2-5
Section A2 M-W-F 1000 – 1050;
Section A5 T/TH
1530 – 1650;
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Course Content and Objectives:
In this course students will be introduced to the Canadian legal system with a selected
study of Constitutional legal foundations, business organization, contracts and tort law.
Upon completion of this course students should be able to recognize the parameters of the
law that apply to many business situations and be able to take steps to manage the risk of
business decisions predicated on analysis of the applicable law.
Mitchell McInnes, et al.; Managing the Law:
The Legal Aspects of Doing
, 2 ed. 2007, Pearson Education Canada Inc., Prentice Hall, Toronto.
NOTE: Students may use the first edition of this text, in which case you will be
responsible for updating the material yourself.
All references to chapter and
pages in this Syllabus are made in reference to the second edition.
Gall, Gerald; The Canadian Legal System
Edition, 2004, Thomson Carswell,
Klar Lewis: Tort Law
Edition, 2003, Thomson Carswell, Scarborough,
These texts are on reserve at the Law Library, reserve reading desk.
not required to purchase these texts