Contents

  1. About the Author

  2. Notices

  3. About eLangdell Press

  4. Editor Notes

  5. I. Module 1: Introduction to Tort Law

    1. 1. A 21st-Century Overview of Tort Law

    2. 2. Introduction to Negligence

    3. 3. Introduction to Strict Liability

    4. 4. Distinguishing Strict Liability from Negligence (Socratic Script)

    5. 5. Introduction to the Intentional Torts: Protecting Property, Body, and Mind

    6. 6. Intentional Torts vs Negligence (Socratic Script)

  6. II. Module 2: Intentional Torts

    1. 7. Intent

    2. 8. Revisiting Assault and Battery

    3. 9. False Imprisonment

    4. 10. Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress (“IIED”)

    5. 11. IIED: A Deeper Dive (Socratic Script)

    6. 12. Trespass to Chattels and Conversion

    7. 13. Defenses Against the Intentional Torts

  7. III. Module 3: Negligence

    1. 14. Negligence: Duty

    2. 15. Duty As a Function of Foreseeability (Socratic Script)

    3. 16. Negligence: Breach

    4. 17. Negligence: Policy Considerations Regarding Duty and Breach (Socratic Script)

    5. 18. Negligence Per Se and Res Ipsa Loquitur

    6. 19. Negligence: Causation

    7. 20. Negligence: Proximate Cause

    8. 21. Negligence: Foreseeability in Duty and Proximate Cause Analysis (Socratic Script)

  8. IV. Module 4: Defenses, Privileges, Immunities and Limitations

    1. 22. Plaintiff’s Conduct

    2. 23. Immunities

    3. 24. Statutes of Limitation and Repose

  9. V. Module 5: Products Liability Law

    1. 25. Developments in Tort Law and Early Products Liability Law

    2. 26. Implied Warranty

    3. 27. Express Warranty

    4. 28. Strict Products Liability

    5. 29. Product Liability Based on Dangerous or Defective Condition

    6. 30. Design Defects (Socratic Script)

    7. 31. Defenses to Products Liability

  10. VI. Module 6: Damages

    1. 32. Punitive Damages

    2. 33. Compensatory Damages

    3. 34. Statutory Caps on Damages (Socratic Script)

    4. 35. Implications for Social Justice

  11. VII. Module 7: Defamation

    1. 36. Introduction to Defamation’s Elements at Common Law (Until 1964)

    2. 37. Constitutional Constraints

    3. 38. Defenses and Limitations