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

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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…

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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!