University of Calgary

LWSO 203 - Introduction to Legal Knowledge - Summer 2015

This course examines the philosophy and science of law as tools of social engineering. Students will be introduced to tort, contract, property and criminal law and will review different schools of thought and legal movements specific to these areas of law. Current legal developments (including decided Canadian cases) will be covered to illustrate how concepts such as risk, negligence, neighbour principle, contractual obligations, offer and acceptance, consideration, remedies and punishment play out in contemporary Canadian society.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • LEC 1TR 09:00 - 11:45
This course will be offered next in Fall 2015.
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