Torts II

This course studies various substantive areas of tort liability.

Torts II

Torts II

This upper-level substantive course studies various substantive areas of tort liability, including products liability of manufacturers, suppliers, and contractors, with an emphasis on developing concepts and theories of liability and defenses; other developing areas of strict liability; fraud and innocent and negligent misrepresentation, including theories of recovery, ambit of responsibility, and defenses; libel and slander, including theories of recovery and common law and constitutional privileges; invasion of privacy, including publicity given to private life, placing persons in a false light, intrusion upon seclusion, appropriation of name or likeness, and defenses; and liability resulting from interference with business and other advantageous economic relations.

Recommended for the following Professional Pathways: Government/Public Sector; Labor and Employment; Tech/Privacy; Corporate Transactions and Governance; Health Care Management and Compliance; International Business; Labor and Employment (Corporate Perspective); General Practice – Litigation/Dispute Resolution

3 Credits


Business and Financial Services

Intellectual Property and Privacy

Government and Public Interest Law

General Practice / Chart Your Path





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