Protection of Personality: Defamation, Privacy, and Emotional Distress

Details

Course Code:
LAW 4017
Units:
3
Grading:
Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail

Description

(Formerly Law 373) This course will examine the theoretical foundations and common law development of the range of tort remedies designed to afford protection to the interests in personality. Defamation, the right of privacy, and claims of emotional distress and harassment will receive particular attention, along with the constitutional defenses to these claims, based on the First Amendment, which have arisen since the mid-1960's. Elements used in grading: Final Exam.

Future Offerings

2016-2017 Winter

Protection of Personality: Defamation, Privacy, and Emotional Distress LAW 4017 Section 01 Class #31250

  • 3 Units
    • 1L Winter Elective

Notes: In-class Final. Open to First-Year JD Students.

Past Offerings

2014-2015 Winter

Protection of Personality LAW 373 Section 01 Class #29841

  • 3 Units
    • 1L Winter Elective

Notes: In-class Final. Open to First-Year JD Students.

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