8/18/03 Types of torts, early
Weaver v. Ward,
Brown v. Kendall,
assault, prima facie, I de S et ux. v. W de S
8/19/03 - Western
Union Telegraph v. Hill, assault
Battery, elements of battery, and still more
8/25/03 Hard cases in battery, Parvi v. City of Kingston, Hardy v. LaBelles, methods of
confinement, Enright v. Groves
v. Sandford, mistake, Ranson v. Kitner,
McGuire v. Almy, Talmage v. Smith, transferred intent, Intentional Infliction of
Mental Distress, State Rubbish Collectors Assn
infliction of mental distress, more on Siliznoff, Slocum v. Food Fair Stores of
Florida, Harris v. Jones, a
Bystanders Taylor v. Vallelunga,
trespass to property Dougherty v. Stepp,
Bradley v. American
Smelting and Refining Co., Herrin
v. Sutherland, a hypothetical
v. Cunard S.S. Co., Hackbart v. Cincinnati Bengals, Inc.,
Mohr v. Williams
- Necessity, Surocco v. Geary,
public and private necessity, Vincent v. Lake Eric Transp. Co.
Discipline, justification, Sindle v. New York City Transit Authority,
punitive damages, Gryc v. Dayton-Hudson Corp., BMW v. Gore, Price
v. Hartford Accident and Indemnity Co.
Practice Exam (Outline)
Getting started with negligence, damages for negligence, what is
negligence? Lubitz v. Wells, Fore!, Blyth v.
Birmingham Waterworks Co., reasonableness is based on the
v. Snohomish County, United States v. Carroll Towing Co.,
algebra by Learned Hand
The reasonable person, Vaughan v. Menlove, custom Trimarco v. Klein,
Roberts v. State of Louisiana, Robinson v. Lindsay
The reasonable person standard, the insane Breuning v. American Family Ins.
Co., professional standards of care Heath v. Swift Wings, Inc., Hodges
v. Carter, Boyce v. Brown
review, medical malpractice, Morrison v. MacNamara, Scott v. Bradford
Informed consent, exceptions to informed consent, Moore v. The Regents of
the University of California, automobile guest statutes,
rules of law Pokora
v. Wabash Ry. Co., negligence per se, Osborne v. McMasters,
10/13/03 Test for negligence
per se, Ney v. Yellow Cab Co., note 2,
Perry v. S.N. and S.N., note 3, Martin v. Herzog, Zeni v. Anderson, the Restatement § 288 A
excuses, res ipsa loquitur
10/14/03 Factors to consider
for negligence per se, juries and negligence per se, three factors for res ipsa
loquitur, Byrne v. Boadle, McDougald v. Perry, exclusive control Larson v. St. Francis Hotel, Ybarra v. Spangard, why is it fair to apply
res ipsa loquitur? Burden of proof Sullivan
10/15/03 Review of negligence
per se and res ipsa loquitur, Perkins
v. Texas and New Orleans Ry. Co., Gentry v. Douglas Hereford Ranch,
Inc., Reynolds v. Texas &
Pac. Ry. Co.
10/20/03 Causation, Kramer Service, Inc. v. Wilkins, Wilder
v. Eberhart, Herskovits v. Group Health Cooperative of Puget
Sound, loss of chance, Daubert v. Merrell Dow
Pharmaceuticals, Inc., concurrent causes, Hill v. Edmonds
10/21/03 Review, Herskovits,
concurrent causes, substantial factor test Anderson v. Minneapolis St. P.
& S. St. M. R.R. Co.
10/22/03 Review substantial
factor analysis, Summers v. Tice, Sindell v. Abbott Laboratories,
proximate cause, Ryan v. New York
Central R.R. Co., Bartolone v.
10/27/03 Review, direct
re Arbitration Between Polemis and Furness, Withy & Co. Ltd., Wagon Mound No. 1, Wagon Mound No. 2, hypotheticals
10/28/03 Review, Palsgraf v. Long Island R.R. Co.
10/29/03 More on Palsgraf, Kinsman, Yun v. Ford Motor Co., Derdiarian v. Felix Contracting
Corp., Watson v. Kentucky & Indiana Bridge & R.R. Co.
11/3/03 Review, Restatement § 442,
Fuller v. Preis, rescuers, McCoy
v. American Suzuki Motor Corp.
11/4/03 More on suicide and
rescue, Kelly v. Gwinnell, Enright v. Eli Lilly & Co., Hegel v. Langsam, L.S. Ayres & Co. v. Hicks
11/5/03 Review, Tarasoff v.
Regents of the University of California, contributory negligence, Butterfield v. Forrester, Davies v.
Mann, comparative negligence McIntyre v. Balentine
11/10/03 Review of last clear
chance, comparative negligence McIntyre v. Balentine, assumption of
the risk, Winterstein v. Wilcom,
implied assumption of risk, Rush v. Commercial Realty Co., primary
versus secondary assumption of risk
11/12/03 Blackburn v. Dorta,
joint tortfeasors, Bierczynski v. Rogers, Coney v. J.L.G. Industries,
Inc., Knell v. Feltman, Yellow Cab Co. of D.C., Inc. v. Dreslin
11/17/03 Liability for
subsequent injuries Bruckman v. Pena, Michie v. Great Lakes Steel
Division, Natl Steel Corp., Dillon v. Twin State Gas & Electric Co.,
statute of limitations, Teeters v. Currey, issues with the statute of limitations,
landowner liability outside the premises, artificial versus natural conditions,
categories of entrants onto land
11/18/03 Sheehan v. St. Paul
& Duluth Ry. Co., Barmore v. Elmore, Cambpell v. Weathers
11/19/03 Whelan v. Van Natta,
Wilk v. Georges, child trespassers, firefighter rule, Rowland v.
Christian, strict liability
12/1/03 Strict liability, Rylands
v. Fletcher, Bridges v. The Kentucky Stone Co., Inc., abnormally
dangerous activity, Indiana Harbor Belt R.R. Co. v. American Cynamamid Co.,
vicarious liability, respondeat superior, Lundberg v. State, coming and going, Fruit v. Schreiner
12/2/03 Murrell v. Goertz, Maloney v. Rath,
negotiation, classic adversarial negotiation, problem-solving negotiation,
preparation for negotiation
12/8/03 Negotiation and
12/9/03 The exam, questions she
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