||June 22, 2016|
We will be discussing cutting-edge issues in medical malpractice law and litigation:
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
5. Informed Consent
6. Cause in Fact, Proximate Cause, and Lost Chances to Recover
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
||June 3, 2016|
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 vii-xi (Bonine & McGarity) and Supplemental Material
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 Business Transactions
||July 26, 2016|
International Business Transactions
Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The required text for this course is Ronald A. Brand, Fundamentals of International Business Transactions (2000). For the first class, please read pp. 1-17 and 982-83 of the text and “International Law: An Overview” available at http://topics.law.cornell.edu/wex/international_law.
|International Environmental Law
||June 3, 2016|
Please see attached course description and first-day assignment.