Introduces students to the broad range of civil wrongs known as torts. They will learn about the civil law as it relates to assault, battery, false imprisonment, trespass, negligence and product liability. They will also learn about various defenses to liability, such as necessity, contributory and comparative negligence, immunity and assumption of risk. Examines the differences between a tort and a contract and a tort and a criminal offense.
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