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College of Law

Torts

Course Number: 6130
Professor: Michael C. Duff
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Fall
Required: Yes
Prerequisites: None
Recommended Courses: None

Course Overview: A study of the methods and policies for allocating risks of harm; intentionally inflicted harms; negligence in its general aspects and its application to products liability, landowners, and automobile traffic; emotional harms; defamation; and fraud.

Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: 3 credit mandatory examination course
Written Assignments: None
Type of Exam: Closed book mid-term and open book final exam.
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Closed book mid-term and open book final exam intended to measure each student's knowledge, understanding of substantive law, analytical ability, and competence to write intelligently, competently, and persuasively. Class participation may be considered as well and completion of all assigned Computer Aided Legal Instruction (CALI) exercises..
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