SOSC 1210- Lecture 1
What is Socio-Legal Studies?
It is NOT the study of law, at least not in the way one would study law in a law school
How do you study law in a law school in Canada?
6 Elements of Valid Legal Contract
An INTENTION to create a legal relationship--there must be two parties who indicate in some way that
they intend to enter into a contractual relationship
An OFFER- must be communicated
An ACCEPTANCE- an action must be taken indicating acceptance of offer
CONSIDERATION- there must be something that is offered and accepted
CAPACITY to contract- one has to be legally capable of contracting
LEGALITY- agreements that offend the public good are unenforceable because the subject matter of the
agreement is illegal