Fall 2012
5418 Torts - JOYCE- 12593
Prof change/time & day change 3-20-12

Professor(s): Craig Joyce (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section B 

Time: 1:00p-2:20p  MTWLocation: 211  TU2

Course Outline: This is the introductory course in torts. The topics covered include negligence, intentional harm, strict liability, products liability and economic harm.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus (pdf)

Course Notes:   Please note that laptops are not permitted in this course, for reasons the instructor will explain on the first day of class.

Prerequisites:  None.

First Day Assignments: For the first week of class, please read, in Prosser, Wade & Schwartz ("PW&S") (12th ed. 2010), all of Chapter 1 and the first section, on Intent, in Chapter 2. We will, unfortunately, have to deal with a number of administrative matters as well, but mostly we’re to the fun stuff you came to law school to enjoy. I look forward to meeting you!

Final Exam Schedule: 12/12 9am-1pm  240 TU2  215 TU2  

This course will have:
Exam: Yes
Paper: No

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