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The article focuses on the advances made by the Supreme Court of Canada in the law of unjust enrichment on the case of Kerr versus Baranow which was clarified by Cromwell J. by returning to the first principles of unjust enrichment. The author states that the failure of the court to recognize the...
Introduction: Historically, the common law's attitude towards one who mistakenly provided non-monetary benefits to another, who neither requested nor acquiesced in their conferment, was tight-fisted and fiercely individualistic. \"One cleans another's shoes; what can the other do but put them...
In this article, the author explores the principle of unjust enrichment as formulated by courts of common law jurisdictions in Canada. He analyzes and assesses that principle in light of comparable principles applied in England, Australia and Quebec. He argues that while sound in many respects,...