Advanced Torts

Academic Year

Continues from the first year Torts class with additional consideration of duty and proximate cause, strict liability, products liability, nuisance, defamation, misrepresentation and fraud, and additional areas of tort law. The course examines doctrinal trends and integrates policy, theory and law to ensure a fuller understanding of civil liability in the United States. Students will complete writing assignments and take a mid-term and final examination.