LEG 300-Tort Law

An in-depth study of the legal aspects of civil wrongs, remedies forthose wrongs, and personal injury law. Students acquire skills inanalyzing cases related to intentional torts, negligence, defamation,product liability, damages, and vicarious liability. In addition, students examine the development of common law and efforts to reform tort law including 'no-fault' legislation and 'caps' on monetary awards.