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Call Number: 10820
Course Number: 6130-01
Professor: Matthew J. Wilson
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Fall
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 final exam.
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Mid-term exam and 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.