Course Information

Course Number

180

Credits

4.5

Area of Study & Practice

  • Civil Litigation: Practice and Procedure

Torts

An analysis of liability for personal injuries and injuries to property. The law of negligence occupies a central place in the course content, but this course also considers other aspects of tort liability such as strict liability, liability of producers and sellers of products, nuisance, liability for defamation and invasion of privacy, and commercial torts. The subjects of causation, damages, insurance (including automobile no-fault compensation systems), and workmen's compensation are also included.


Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.

Sections/Instructors

Doriane Lambelet Coleman
Torts 180.02
Fall 2014

Deborah A. DeMott
Torts 180.01
Fall 2014

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