5418 Torts - DUNCAN- 10739
Meredith Duncan (FACULTY)
Course Areas: 1st Year - Section A
Time: 9:00a-10:30a TWTH Location: 102A
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
Course Notes: (Face-to-Face) The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration opens, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through two weeks before the first day of classes for the term, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. For this instruction mode, instructors and students are expected to normally be physically present in the classroom. If the course has a final examination, it will be in a classroom requiring your physical presence. Other assessment, such as a mid term exam, may also be in a classroom. Whether this instructor will offer “remote presence” (starting a zoom meeting from the podium computer to enable student remote access on an occasional basis) for part or all of the semester is not known, but students should not rely on an expectation that remote presence will be available.
First Day Assignments: pp. 1-23 in the course casebook (the 3rd edition of Torts: A Contemporary Approach by Duncan, Turner, and Bahadur).
Final Exam Schedule: 12/5 9am-1pm
This course will have:
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No
Experiential Course Type: No
Bar Course: No
DistanceEd ABA: No
Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Required Course)
Duncan, Turner, and Bahadur, Torts: A Contemporary Approach (West Academic Publishing, 3d edition 2018),
4170 Martin Luther King Blvd
Houston, TX 77204-6060
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