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Fall 2020
5418 Torts - FLATT- 17886

Professor(s): Victor Flatt (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section B 

Time: 1:40p-3:20p- M  3:50p-5:30p- W  Location: KH202  Krost Hall

Course Outline: Basic tort law; intentional torts, negligence, strict liability; causation and problems of multiple parties; damages and compensation systems; derivative liability; special kinds of torts.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus REVISED 08-14-2020

Course Notes: HyFlex   This 1L course has a classroom assigned. The extent to which that room will be used during the semester is up to the instructor and may vary during the semester. When the classroom is used by an instructor, those class sessions will be operated in “HyFlex” mode: remote presence is available to any student via internet videoconferencing, and recordings will be available. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/14 1 - 5pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Required Course)

Course Materials (3/31/2020 1:38:31 PM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: Cases and Materials on Torts, 5th edition (2017), by Robertson, et al., West Publishing, ISBN: 9781634608671