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Fall 2020
LAW015  D1  TORTS

Course Description
TBD

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-18-2020 - 11-17-2020   T  10:10 AM-11:50 AM E352
08-20-2020 - 11-17-2020   R  10:10 AM-11:50 AM DL

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits: 4
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation:
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:
Blended (part residential and part online)
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Cases & Materials on Torts
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Epstein , Sharkey
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
    Edition: 12th Edition
    ISBN: 978-1543804454
      
  • Textbook Name: Cases & Materials on Torts
    Textbook Type: E-book
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Epstein, Sharkey
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
    Edition: 12th Edition
    ISBN: 978-1543822090
      

Additional Materials:
If you choose to purchase the hardcover it comes with the e-book for free. If not you can just purchase the e-book.  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Tues., Aug. 18 BATTERY cb.* 3-12 (end of case text); 28-32 [Vosburg v. Putney; Dougherty v. Stepp; McGuire v. Almy] Hypothetical #1 Thurs., Aug. 20 ASSAULT cb. 55-59 [I. de S. and Wife v. W. de S., Tuberville v. Savage; W. Blackstone, Commentaries]. Hypothetical #2 Handouts, pp. 2-8 [Zaslow v. Kroenert; Russel-Vaughn Ford, Inc. v. Rouse; Restatement (2d) Torts ยง 222A; Southern Counties v. RKO]. Hypothetical #3

    Material:
    Cases & Materials on Torts Wolters Kluwer Epstein, Sharkey (12th ed.) 978-1543822090

    Supplemental materials will be provided and available on the course Blackboard.
      

    Torts Fenton HYPO1.doc
    Torts Fenton HYPO2.doc
    Torts Fenton HYPO3.doc
    Torts Handouts Fenton Fall 2020.pdf

 
Professor(s)

FENTON, ZANITA


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: zfenton@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-4275
Office: G374