Spring 2009 Section 001
Law 296: Products Liability

Schedule: Day Class
Instructor(s):
Krauss, Michael
Credit Hours: 3
CRN: 16686
Day(s): Monday, Wednesday
Location: Hazel Hall 225
Time: 10:00am-11:15am
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
Online: Online access through TWEN
Notes:
Syllabus: Go to syllabus
Course Documents: No documents listed.
Exam Date/Time: 04-29-2009 12:00 noon
Prerequisites: None
General Description: Discusses the historical development of product liability as a branch of contracts, through express and implied warranties, and of torts, through abnormally dangerous activities, joint tortfeasors, and industry-wide liability. Students address the benefits and costs of such a system in economic and legal terms. Proposals for federal and state legislation are also considered.