Print
SECTION 7: Law Course Descriptions-2000 Level
Course Code
LAW 2400  Credits View Details
Title Wills and Succession 
Description The law of testate and intestate succession, Part IV of The Marital Property Act, and The Dependents' Relief Act. 


Course Code
LAW 2490  Credits View Details
Title Trusts 
Description The nature and functions of modern inter vivos and testamentary trusts. The creation of express, private trusts, charitable trusts, resulting trusts, and constructive trusts. The administration of trusts, and real and personal remedies of beneficiaries under trusts. 


Course Code
LAW 2600  Credits View Details
Title Evidence 
Description A study of the rules relating to the admissibility and weight of evidence in judicial proceedings. 


Course Code
LAW 2602  Credits View Details
Title Evidence 
Description A study of the rules relating to the admissibility and weight of evidence in judicial proceedings. May not be held with LAW 2600.  


Course Code
LAW 2640  Credits View Details
Title Family Law 
Description An overview of key legal issues regarding familial relationships and family breakdown in Canadian society. Topics include cohabitation, marriage, separation, divorce, child custody and access, spousal and child support and property division. 


Course Code
LAW 2650  Credits View Details
Title Introduction to Advocacy 
Description A detailed study of the conduct of a case from its inception through to trial. The course requires that students prepare and conduct a trial. Grading: Pass/Fail. 


Course Code
LAW 2670  Credits View Details
Title Civil Procedure 
Description An introduction to the rules of civil procedure. 


Course Code
LAW 2672  Credits View Details
Title Civil Procedure 
Description An introduction to the rules of civil procedure. May not be held with LAW 2670 


Course Code
LAW 2680  Credits View Details
Title Legal Negotiation 
Description Most legal disputes settle before trial. This course examines how lawyers assist their clients through effective interviewing, counseling, strategic planning and negotiation as well as some of the mechanisms, both judicial and non-judicial, that facilitate pre-trial dispute settlement. 


Course Code
LAW 2690  Credits View Details
Title Corporations I 
Description A study of the major legal, practical and policy issues arising out of the formation and operation of business organizations in Canada, with a particular focus on business corporations. Students will examine major principles of Canadian corporate law, including corporate personality, management power, majority rule and minority protection. 


Course Code
LAW 2700  Credits View Details
Title Income Tax Law and Policy 
Description The object of this course is to develop a working knowledge of the basic principles and rules of the income tax system as these apply to individuals. A parallel objective is the discovery of the major policy positions that inform the personal income tax system and the development of the ability to use tax policy analysis to evaluate advantages of, and problems with, the current system.