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Fall 2014
5418 Torts - EVANS- 12464

Professor(s): Barbara Evans (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section A 

Time: 2:30p-4:00p  MWTH  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: Click here for PDF file

Course Notes:   To be periodically distributed to your UH e-mail.


First Day Assignments: In your Franklin & Rabin Casebook, read pages 1-17 (stop at Section D) and also read pages 129-141 (to the end of note 5). We will discuss the cases in these readings: Hammontree v. Jenner, Harper v. Herman, and Farwell v. Keeton.

Final Exam Schedule: 12/09/14 1pm-5pm  240 BLB  213 BLB  

This course will have:
Exam: Yes

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

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Course Materials (3/24/2014 2:49:59 PM)

Book(s) Required