Torts Evening- Fall 2007
Professor Ralph Brill
Syllabus Contents
Syllabus

 

SEPTEMBER 1:
DEVELOPMENT OF LIABILITY WITHOUT FAULT, Concluded. Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 17- 29, INTENT.

WEEK TWO:

SEPTEMBER 5:
Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 29-37, BATTERY; Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 37-40, ASSAULT.

SEPTEMBER 7: Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 40-50, FALSE IMPRISONMENT.

WEEK THREE:

SEPTEMBER 12: Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 91-103, CONSENT.

SEPTEMBER 14: Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 103-118, OTHER
PRIVILEGES. In-class Review questions.
After class, Review materials on Intentional
Torts on the Course Webpage,, and complete Tutorial #1, INTENT.

 

 

WEEK FOUR:

SEPTEMBER 19: Read and be prepared to discuss: pp. 131-145,
NEGLIGENCE: A NEGLIGENCE FORMULA. Also,
Read and prepare to discuss the McMahon case
and the materials on the McDonald’s Coffee Spill
Case from the Website, Supplementary Reading.

SEPTEMBER 21: Read and prepare to discuss pp. 145-168,
NEGLIGENCE: THE STANDARD OF CARE.

WEEK FIVE:

SEPTEMBER 26: Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 168-200, THE
STANDARD OF CARE, continued.
After class, Read Review of “A Negligence Formula” on Course Webpage.

SEPTEMBER 28: Read and prepare to discuss: pp. 200-229, RULES OF
LAW AND VIOLATION OF STATUTE.

Outside assignment: After class, prepare Tutorial #2, NEGLIGENCE, from Course Website