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Spring 2022
5311 Products Liability - SANDERS- 18522

Professor(s): Joseph Sanders (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law 

Time: 2:30p-4:00p  MW  Location: 115  BLB

Course Outline: The course is a general survey of the field of products liability. It examines various theories of recovery for injuries caused by product. The primary focus is on the special set of doctrines that are reflected in the Second Restatement of Torts and Third Restatement of Torts: Products Liability.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus revised 1/14/22

Course Notes: (Synchronous Online)  The instructor for this course has expressed a preference to operate the course as distance education. This means no physical classroom is assigned for this course. This also most likely means synchronous internet videoconferencing class sessions during the day(s) and time(s) when the course is scheduled to meet. However, other, more flexible modalities are possible, such as not using some of the scheduled class sessions to meet but instead supplementing with asynchronous distance education techniques. 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: Read Pages 1-30 in the Casebook.

Final Exam Schedule: 05/11 1pm-4pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306: Prearranged

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)

Course Materials (10/8/2021 2:25:56 PM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: Products Liability, Cases and Materials, 5th (American Casebook Series) 5th Edition by David Fischer (Author), William Powers Jr. (Author), Richard Cupp Jr (Author), Michael Green (Author), Joseph Sanders ISBN-13: 978031428350