Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Contract Law
"There are two goals: (i) to give a sense of what law school students study and learn in their first year contracts law class, including explanations of substantive contract law, and (ii) to provide practical tips on researching contract law."The speaker is Ted Tjaden, national litigation precedents lawyer in Gowlings’ Toronto office. He is the author of Legal Research and Writing, 3rd ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2010).
"Questions / topics to be covered will include:
- How is contract law taught in law school?
- More specifically, the following concepts will be discussed:
- Research tips for researching contract law
- Formation of contracts (offer and acceptance)
- Contractual consideration / contracts under seal
- Privity of contract and the third-party beneficiary rule
- Good faith and fair dealing in contract law
- Contractual defences: duress and undue influence, non est factum, unconscionability, mistake
- Contractual remedies: damages, specific performance
- Creating your own research guides and pathfinders for researching contract law"
The webinar will take place from 1 to 2:30PM Eastern Time.
CALL/ACBD Member: $40 + $5.20 HST = $45.20
Non-member: $60 + $7.80 HST = $67.80
It is possible to register online.