Course Assignments and Cancellations

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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
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)



Advanced Constitutional Law: Human Rights and Legal Judgments (Symposium) - Assignment

Please sign up for the TWEN webpage for this course immediately.  A copy of the course syllabus is available there.  The syllabus details the requirements for the course.

Note that there is a mandatory class meeting on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 2:00pm in Room A225.  In addition, there is a mandatory class meeting on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 1:00pm in Room A225.  The symposium will be held all day Friday, September 23.  If you are enrolled in another class that meets on Friday, September 23, you may not take this class.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Prof. Brewbaker at


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Spruell – Legislative Drafting 


See Attached Statutes and form handout