Fall 2012
5418 Torts - EVANS- 12625

Professor(s): Barbara Evans (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section C 

Time: T: 9:00a-10:20a  WF: 10:30a-11:50aLocation: 111  TU2

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:   

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments: Franklin & Rabin (F&R) Casebook (9th ed)
Read: 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: 12/12 9am-1pm  111 TU2  117 TU2  

This course will have:
Exam: Yes
Paper:

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