The purpose of this unit is to provide an introduction to the elementary and common torts, including intentional torts and negligent torts. The unit will examine the historical foundation and development of torts and the elements that are needed in order to successfully establish a claim for a particular tort and defence to a claim for that tort. The unit will examine negligence, nuisance, trespass and defamation.
PRESCRIBED TEXT - FOCUS TORTS 9TH EDITION
RECOMMENDED TEXT - LUNTZ & HAMBLY’S TORTS: CASES, LEGISLATION AND COMMENTARY, 9TH EDITION
RECOMMENDED TEXT- LWZ116 TORTS VALUE BUNDLE
ALL OTHER TEXTS ARE DISCRETIONARY