Sina Akbari, B.Comm., J.D., LL.M.

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law

Fall Term 2021 (1770)

LAW 410A - Contracts

★ 2.5 (fi 10)(TWO TERM, 2;3-0-0)

A discussion of the prerequisites to the creation of contractual obligation: offer and acceptance, intention and certainty, consideration, the requirements of writing and capacity. The effect of misrepresentations and terms of the contract, together with the problems of exclusion clauses and of standard form contracts. Questions of discharge from contractual obligation on the grounds of mistake, undue influence, duress, unconscionable transactions and frustration. Remedies for breach of contract.

LECTURE C1 (49144) Download syllabus
2021-09-20 - 2021-12-07
MW 13:30 - 14:30 (TBD)


LAW 486 - Jurisprudence

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An examination of law from a theoretical rather than a doctrinal perspective. Every year, the course will consist of a number of seminar offerings whose focus will be on a broader theoretical examination of law, legal processes, and institutions. Each of these courses will allow a critical examination of law from a variety of perspectives such as; legal theory, literature, politics, economics, social and cultural development, and religion.

LECTURE A1 (56430) Download syllabus
2021-09-08 - 2021-12-07
MW 09:00 - 10:20 (TBD)

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

LAW 410B - Contracts

★ 2.5 (fi 10)(TWO TERM, 2;3-0-0)

A discussion of the prerequisites to the creation of contractual obligation: offer and acceptance, intention and certainty, consideration, the requirements of writing and capacity. The effect of misrepresentations and terms of the contract, together with the problems of exclusion clauses and of standard form contracts. Questions of discharge from contractual obligation on the grounds of mistake, undue influence, duress, unconscionable transactions and frustration. Remedies for breach of contract.

LECTURE C1 (60110) Download syllabus
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
MW 14:00 - 15:20 (LC 231A)


LAW 451 - Corporations Law

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The laws governing corporations including: pre-incorporation matters; the corporation as a legal person; the tortious, criminal, regulatory, and contractual liability of the corporation; fiduciary duties in general and in commercial relationships, especially in the context of directors and officers, corporate social responsibility; corporate management; shareholder rights; and shareholder remedies.

LECTURE B1 (63544) Download syllabus
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
MW 09:00 - 10:20 (LC 201A)

Fall Term 2022 (1810)

LAW 410A - Contracts

★ 2.5 (fi 10)(TWO TERM, 2;3-0-0)

A discussion of the prerequisites to the creation of contractual obligation: offer and acceptance, intention and certainty, consideration, the requirements of writing and capacity. The effect of misrepresentations and terms of the contract, together with the problems of exclusion clauses and of standard form contracts. Questions of discharge from contractual obligation on the grounds of mistake, undue influence, duress, unconscionable transactions and frustration. Remedies for breach of contract.

LECTURE C1 (34046) Download syllabus
2022-09-16 - 2022-12-07
MW 13:30 - 14:30 (TBD)


LAW 451 - Corporations Law

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The laws governing corporations including: pre-incorporation matters; the corporation as a legal person; the tortious, criminal, regulatory, and contractual liability of the corporation; fiduciary duties in general and in commercial relationships, especially in the context of directors and officers, corporate social responsibility; corporate management; shareholder rights; and shareholder remedies.

LECTURE A1 (35089) Download syllabus
2022-09-07 - 2022-12-07
MW 09:00 - 10:20 (TBD)