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Courses 2011 - 2012

LAW A 504 Torts

Credits: 2-8, Variable


The basic objectives are to develop an understanding of the principles, concepts, and purposes of private law governing injuries and of the common-law method of adjudication. Topics covered include intentional harms to persons, negligence, and strict liability. The course may cover conversion, trespass to property, nuisance, products liability, misrepresentation, defamation, privacy, misuse of legal procedures, and interference with advantageous relationships.

Autumn, 7 Credit(s)

Integrates Contracts & Torts and continues as Contracts
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
Townsend, Michael

Autumn-Winter, 3-4 Credit(s)

Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
Zang, Dongsheng
Porter, Elizabeth
Said, Zahr

Spring, 3 Credit(s)

LLM ONLY
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
Lauren Giles

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