Exam Type: In Class
This course will examine the major doctrines and history of tort law, including intentional harms, negligence, strict liability, and products liability, among others. The course will assess the justifications for tort liability and remedies, as well as the different mechanisms to make whole those who have been harmed and hold to account those who caused harm. Tort has long been one of the most controversial areas of the law and we will explore different aspects of tort reform. The course will actively engage the different methods of advocacy.