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Contact InformationCourse DescriptionA study of intentional torts against persons and property and the privileges thereto. It focuses on the basic principles of negligenceand other standards of care. A survey of the remaining issues in negligence including particular duties of landowners, damages, jointand several liability, and defenses. It also deals with products liability, wrongful death, vicarious liability, and nuisance.RequisitesFor information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog().RationaleThis course will introduce the student to tort law. The study of torts is essential for the legal professional as many legal questionsencountered in practice will involve tort law in some fashion. The student who studies and masters these concepts will be preparedfor the practice of law and will better understand other legal topics as he/she is presented in his/her studies.Measurable Learning OutcomesCourse ResourcesClick on the following link to view the required resource(s) for the term in which you are registered: Liberty University Online Bookstore()Additional Materials for LearningA. A. Computer with basic audio/video output equipmentB. Internet access (broadband recommended)C. Blackboard recommended browsers(?url=https%3A%2F%2Fhelp.blackboard.com%2FLearn%2FStudent%2FGetting_Started%2FBrowser_Support&data=02%7C01%7Ceameadors%40liberty.edu%7C3410ce7314254e5f0c5b08d7474fec95%7Cbaf8218eb3024465a9934a39c97251b2%7C0%7C0%7C637056280898735990&sdata=ZSR9n%2FBox3P%2F0cd2EJZwpg2cFo%2FbjFCc5nAKwIifg4Y%3D&reserved=0)D. Microsoft WordCourse AssignmentsTextbook readings and lecture presentationsCourse Requirements ChecklistSchool of Law · School of Law · School of LawTorts LawJURI-560CGSection12/17/2019 to 05/25/2020Modified 10/28/20201 of 5
After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found inModule/Week 1.Discussion Board Forums (3)Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to provide a thread in response to theprovided prompt for each forum. Each thread must be at least 400 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In additionto the thread, the student is required to reply to 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be at least 250 words.Short Essays (2)For each essay, the student is required to write a substantive essay of at least 500 words that demonstrate course-relatedknowledge. Each essay must be double-spaced and in current Bluebook format and cite at least 2 sources.

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