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Fall 2020

Course Description

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
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation:
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
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:
  • 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

    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



Contact Information:
Phone: (305)284-4275
Office: G374