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Spring 2021

Course Description

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-25-2021 - 04-27-2021   TR  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:
Online (all synchronous)
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
  • Textbook Name: Cases and Materials on Torts
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Richard Epstein and Catherine Sharkey
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
    Edition: Twelfth Edition
    ISBN: 9781543804454
  • Textbook Name: The Forms and Functions of Tort Law
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Kenneth S. Abraham
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    Edition: 5th Edition
    ISBN: 9781634594516
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Dear Students, I hope that you had a nice break, and welcome back to UM, and to Torts. For our first class on Tuesday, please read the attached assignments and the class policies and syllabus, also attached. When you read the Abraham reader section about the goals of Torts, please consider whether the cases you read for this class advance (or don't advance) these goals. I look forward to seeing you next week in our first Torts class of the semester! All the best, Andrew Elmore Reading assignment: 1) Read pages 3 - 11 from the Casebook and pages 16 - 23 from The Forms and Functions book.

    Required Reading Material: 1) Cases and Materials on Torts, Twelfth Edition, by Richard Epstein and Catherine Sharkey, Wolters Kluwer Publisher and ISBN: 9781543804454. 2) The Forms and Functions of Tort Law, Fifth Edition, by Kenneth S. Abraham, Foundation Press Publisher and ISBN: 9781634594516.

    LAW15 Spring 2021 Torts Syllabus (Elmore).pdf
    Cases and Materials on Torts Epstein & Sharkey Chapter 1 - Pages 3-11.pdf
    The Forms and Functions of Tort Law Abraham Chapter 1 - Pages 16-23.pdf



Contact Information:
Phone: 305-284-8454
Office: G466