Protection of Personality


Course Code:
LAW 373
Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail


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.

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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