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Fall 2021
LAW015  D2  TORTS

Course Description
TBD

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-23-2021 - 12-01-2021   MWR  11:00 AM-12:15 PM F109

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:
Residential
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Cases and Materials on Torts
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Epstein & Sharkey
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
    Edition: 12th Edition
    ISBN: 9781543804454
      
  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Mon., Aug. 23 BATTERY cb.* 3-12 (end of case text); 28-32 [Vosburg v. Putney; Dougherty v. Stepp; McGuire v. Almy] Hypothetical #1 Wed., Aug. 25 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 § 222A; Southern Counties v. RKO]. Hypothetical #3 Thr., Aug. 26 FALSE IMPR cb. 61-67(thru note 1) [Bird v. Jones; Coblyn v. Kennedy’s Inc.]

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

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

    TWEN/Blackboard/Course Webpage Link:
    https://www.courses.miami.edu/ultra/courses/_581064_1/cl/outline

    Additional Information:
    All course information (Course Requirements, Syllabus, Zoom Best Practices, Supplemental materials, hypotheticals) is available on the course BlackBoard. A Zoom link for the course is also available here.
      

 
Professor(s)

FENTON, ZANITA


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