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Fall 2020
LAW015  B1  TORTS

Course Description
TBD

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-17-2020 - 11-17-2020   MW  2:00 PM-3:40 PM 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:
Online (all synchronous)
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: The Forms and Functions of Tort Law
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Abraham Kenneth
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    Edition: 5th edition
    ISBN: 978-1634594516
      
  • Textbook Name: Tort Law and Alternatives: Cases and Materials
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Marc Franklin, Robert Rabin, Michael Green and Mark Geisfield
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    Edition: 10th edition
    ISBN: 9781634593007
      
  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Reading Assignments I. Introductory Overview 1. August 17, 2020– Introduction to Tort Liability Franklin et al., pp. 1-16: Prologue When Should Unintended Injury Result in Liability? Hammontree v. Jenner Notes and Questions (notes 1-2 & 8 on pp. 6-9) The Litigation Process (notes 1-3 on pp. 9-16) 2. August 17, 2020 – When Should Unintended Injury Result in Liability? Course Website: Kenneth Abraham, The Nature of Tort Law (p. 16-23)

    Material:
    PLEASE READ ATTACHED
      

    1.24 Abraham - Nature of Tort Law.pdf

 
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