Torts Evening- Fall 2007
Professor Ralph Brill
Syllabus Contents
Syllabus

 

WEEK SIX:


OCTOBER 3: Read and prepare to discuss: Palsgraf v. Long Island
R.R., pp. 308-319, with emphasis on the two judges’ discussions of the concept of duty.

OCTOBER 5: Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 417-438, FAILURE
TO ACT, with emphasis on Tarasoff case.

 

 



WEEK SEVEN:

OCTOBER 10; Read and prepare to discuss: MENTAL
DISTURBANCE AND RESULTING INJURY, pp. 450-464. Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 464-479,
UNBORN CHILDREN.

OCTOBER 12: Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 485-507, LIABILITY
TO TRESPASSERS, LICENSEES AND INVITEES. Also
Read and prepare to discuss: Lee v. C.T.A. and the brief
in that case on the Website.


WEEK EIGHT:

OCTOBER 17: Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 229-258, PROOF OF
NEGLIGENCE AND RES IPSA LOQUITUR.

OCTOBER 19: Read and prepare pp. 258-275, CAUSATION IN FACT.

WEEK NINE:

OCTOBER 24: Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 275-292, CAUSATION
IN FACT.

OCTOBER 26: Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 293-319,
PROXIMATE CAUSE.

 

WEEK TEN:

OCTOBER 31: Read and prepare to discuss pp. 319-360, PROXIMATE
CAUSE.