180.04 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.

Special Notes:

*Small Sections 3 & 4

Spring 2020

Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor
Course Credits
Final Exam
Class participation
Deborah A. DeMott
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.180.04.Sp20
Email list: LAW.180.04.Sp20@sakai.duke.edu
Degree Requirements
Course Requirements - JD
Course Requirements - LLM
Course Areas of Practice