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Fall 2013
5418 Torts - EVANS- 12454

Professor(s): Barbara Evans (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section B 

Time: 10:30a-11:50a  MTTh  Location: 240 BLB 

Course Outline: An introduction to the law of torts, legal reasoning, and legal history. A survey of intentional, negligent and strict liability torts, with selective treatment of such topics as product liability, nuisance, defamation, and privacy law.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus pdf

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments: Introduction: F&R 1-17 (stop at Section D)
Case: Hammontree v. Jenner
Also read: F&R read pages 129 through 141 (end of note 5)
Cases: Harper v. Herman
Farwell v. Keeton

Final Exam Schedule: 12/19 9am-1pm  144 TU2  111 TU2  

This course will have:
Exam: Yes

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

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