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law12w09-0137

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Law 12 - Torts - Section #0137 -   Prof Manny Rose

Due Dates for Law 12 - Torts - WINTER 2009 - Section # 0135 - Prof. Manny Rose - Starts 1/05/09  Ends 2/08/09 - 5 weeks  -login to moodle


law home page - http://lamission.edu/law - look at classwiki - http://tortlaw.pbwiki.com - important dates - http://www.lamission.edu/calendar.aspx - good summary of Tort Law - see course description - http://www.lamission.edu/disciplines/law.html

 All work is due on Sundays by 11:55 pm - no late work please - http://profj.us/late -


All of the work below is done under moodle


Week 1 - Due 1-11-09



Week 2 - Due 1-18-09


Week 3 - Due 1-25-09

  • Read Negligence and Duty - http://www.lexisnexis.com/lawschool/study/outlines/html/torts/torts03.htm
  • read Duty
  • Read Causation
  • #9 - Negligence and Duty - Rowland case - listen to podcast -
  • #10 - Attractive Nuisance
  • #11 Cahoon v. Cummons
  • Test #E - Negligence Torts problems - listen to podcast -
  • Test #F - Measuring Negligence - listen to podcast -
  • Test #G Dillon and Chen cases -
  • Test #H Palsgraph case
  • Test #I - Bailor and Salvation Army
  • Forum Discussion - "End of Life care and Assisted Suicide"

Week 4 - Due 2-01-09

  • Read Defenses to Negligence
  • Read Damages - and Strict Liability
  • Read Product Liability
  • #12 - Defenses to Negligence Hypotheticals
  • #13 - Damages - Colson case
  • #14 Strict Liability Hypotheticals
  • #15 Discuss Product Liability Hypotheticals
  • Test #J - State Farm v. Cambell
  • Test #K - Bowers v. Wurzburg
  • Test #L - Merrill v. Navegar
  • Forum Discussion "Importing of Defective Products from Chine"

Week 5 - Due 2-08-09

  • Read Defamation
  • Read Vicarious Liability
  • Read Insurance and Bad Faith
  • #16 Tort Teasers - Defamation
  • #17 Tort Teasers - Vicarious Liability
  • #18 - Bad Faith Case
  • #19 - Federal Pre-emption case -
  • Test #M - Comparative Bad Faith as an Affirmative defense - Kransco case
  • Forum Discussion - "Worker Compensation System - Good or Bad?"

Scores and Grades

 

Grade Distribution

Tests = 40% of your grade

Assignments = 50% of your grade

Forum Discussions - 10% of points - to be posted at the end of the session - as your class participation


A = 90% or above.

B = 80-89

C = 70-79

D = below 70 (not a passing grade for our paralegal certificate)

A grade of C or greater is required to pass the class

  • above points subject to change upon notice to class

 

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