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Legal Seminar: Duty of Care to Trespassers

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Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library

789 Yonge Street

Toronto, ON M4W 2G8

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In the summer of 2006, two teenagers stole a car from a commercial garage and took it for a joy ride. Sadly, the driver crashed the car, resulting in his passenger suffering from catastrophic injury. The passenger has since brought a lawsuit against the garage owner (and other defendants). One of the issues that stirs up a lot of debate is whether the garage owner owes a duty of care to trespassers. This is a very interesting case that has made it all the way to the Supreme Court. It was heard in October 2017. The judgement is reserved. The case docket is here: http://www.scc-csc.ca/case-dossier/info/dock-regi-eng.aspx?cas=37323

In this seminar, I hope to use this case as an example to explain how our common law system works. Many people who represent themselves do not understand the fundamental concepts of how the precedential system works, or what the difference is between legal arguments versus just good persuasive, common sense arguments. I will use this case and the legal arguments (available on the Supreme court website link above) to show how lawyers draft legal arguments. This seminar may also be of interest to those who are considering law school.

Please note that this is a small group seminar. A maximum of 3 attendees only. Room number will be emailed to all registrants shortly before the event. There are no refunds, but if you cannot attend due to an emergency, a private session will be rescheduled.

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789 Yonge Street

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