|Issues in Equity - JURD7334|
This course further develops some of the most important equitable doctrines. Topics include the history and nature of equity; the relationship of law and equity; locating equity in a map of private law; equitable assignment; undue influence; unconscionable transactions; confidential information; fiduciary obligations; tracing in equity; the debate as to the "fusion" of law and equity; remedial trusts.
Recommended Prior Knowledge
JURD7152 (Foundations of Law); JURD7161 (Torts); JURD7281 (Property, Equity and Trusts 1); JURD7282 (Property and Equity 2); JURD7171 (Contracts 1); JURD7172 (Contracts 2)
As a result of doing this course students will have a deeper knowledge of equitable doctrine and the private law theory which seeks to explain it.
Mid-semester exam 30%
Final exam OR 5,000 word essay 50% or 70% depending on class participation
Class Participation 20%
Students will read a limited number of full case reports, supplemented where necessary by Supplementary Materials.