LAW Advanced Torts

Mr. Kerry Paul Choi,

2 credits day; 2 credits evening.

The focus of this course will be on advanced topics in tort law explored in greater depth than in the first year torts class. Development and analysis of liability law: intentional torts, negligence and strict liability. Injuries to relationships, including business relationships, family relationships, and other new developments. Concentrated study of advanced topics of actionable negligence. Focus is on current problems in tort litigation drawn from such substantive fields as medical malpractice, professional negligence, products liability, premises liability, business torts, and information age torts. Course will cover tort reform and retrenchment as well as the future of tort law. There will be coverage of recoverable damages and trial techniques in proving damages.

  Prerequisite: Torts

pointer    Elective Course

pointer    Meets Civil Litigation Concentration Requirements

pointer    Recommended for the Mass Bar

pointer    Final Exam Required

<<Course Updated: March 11, 2016>>