From: Law of Contracts, 2/e
Discussion of the doctrine allowing an excuse for non-performance to a party whose ability to perform has been compromised by supervening events occurring after formation of the agreement.
John D. McCamus, BA, MA, LLB, LLM, LSM, LLD (Hon), FRSC, is a professor of law and university professor at the Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, a faculty which he served as dean from 1982 to 1987. He is a member of the Ontario Bar. Prior to joining the faculty at Osgoode, he spent a year as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for Chief Justice Laskin.