This course will focus on injuries to relational interests, including negligent and/or intentional interference with family relationships, economic relationships, and community relationships. Topics covered may include the torts of intimidation, conspiracy, inducing breach of contract, defamation and invasion of privacy, and liability for economic loss from negligence. Each area of tort law doctrine will be studied in context. This will involve exploration of various jurisprudential perspectives on tort law including law and economics, critical legal studies, feminist legal theory and critical race theory.
Professor K. Sutherland
3 credit(s) 3 hour(s);
Lectures, question & answer sessions, large and small group discussion.
Upper Year Research & Writing Requirement