Private Law

The law relating to legal actions available to private actors, including those available in the common law as well as from legislation creating private rights of action. Our researchers are involved in a variety of areas of private law, including family law, health law, property law, and contract law.

Our Researchers

(Webinar) Ready or not: The legal landscape for cannabis.

Professor Lorian Hardcastle reviews Canada's evolving legal landscape for cannabis, including consumption and possession restrictions, retail models and licensing, implications for landlord and tenant and food safety laws as they relate to edibles, and the fate of the existing medical cannabis regime.

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How much will legalized pot cost? Cannabis legalization and how it will affect our governments, our laws, and our way of life.

UCalgary researchers explore the social side of cannabis legislation, including policy, law, and on-campus life.

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Related Moots

  • Bennett Jones Health Law Moot
  • Walsh Family Law Negotiation Competition

Books published by our researchers