Course Assignments and Cancellations


Course Professor Posted
Advanced Torts (Attachment 1 ) Stein June 22, 2016

 

We will be discussing cutting-edge issues in medical malpractice law and litigation:

WEEK 1
1. Federal Law or State Law? Identifying the Right Court for Filing Suit
2. Pretrial Screening of Medical Malpractice Suits under State Laws and the Federal Tort Claims Act
3. Time Bars: Statutes of Limitations and Repose
4. Malpractice Standards and Expert Testimony

WEEK 2
5. Informed Consent
6. Cause in Fact, Proximate Cause, and Lost Chances to Recover
7. Defenses
8. Limitations on Damages: Are They Constitutional?

We will study these issues by using the case analysis method. We will focus on a single complex case scenario: The Case of Mary Roe (Attached)

 

Environmental Law I Andreen June 3, 2016

 

Tuesday, August 16, 2016                  vii-xi (Bonine & McGarity) and Supplemental Material

  1. Introduction to Environmental Law

     A.         Environmental Problems and Progress

    B.         Regulatory Legislation

                  --          Andreen, “Evolving Law of Environmental Protection” (Supp.)

    C.         Outline of the Course

    During this class, I will hand out a Syllabus detailing your assignments for the rest of the semester. If you wish, you may pick one up outside of my office (Room 363) before class. Thanks!


 

 

International Environmental Law (Attachment 1 ) Andreen June 3, 2016

Please see attached course description and first-day assignment.