Javascript is currently not supported, or is disabled by this browser. Please enable Javascript for full functionality.

   
    Dec 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

LAW 817 - Torts I (Experiential)

3 Credit Hours
Intentional torts, defenses and privileges related to intentional torts; negligence: standard of care, professional malpractice, and liability of owners and occupiers of land; defenses based on plaintiff’s conduct: contributory and comparative negligence, assumption of risk, failure to take precautions, and avoidable consequences; causation, proximate cause; duty rules; and questions of joint and several or several liability. This experiential class will include three graded, simulation-based assignments. Each simulation will place students in the role of lawyer, raise professionalism issues, require students to perform a lawyering skill, and will result in a written and/or oral work product. In addition to a final examination, the course will also include a midterm exam that will include at least one essay question.
Grading Restriction: Numeric grading (JD students); A-F grading (other graduate students).
Registration Restriction(s): JD students; other graduate students with instructor permission.



Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)