Advanced Torts: 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, and recent issues novel to the Internet era. Elements used in grading: Final Exam.

Future Offerings

2017-2018 Winter

Advanced Torts: Defamation, Privacy, and Emotional Distress LAW 4017 Section 01 Class #1061

  • 3 Units
    • 1L Winter Elective

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

Exam:
    • Details to come
  • Mon Wed

Past 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.

Exam:
    • In-class Final
    • Self Scheduled
  • Room: Room 290
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