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Summer 2017

Jurisdiction (Sward)

Read pages 75-96 in the casebook.

Property (Kronk Warner)

Read pages 449-481 in "Property: A Contemporary Approach" (3rd ed. West 2015), John G. Sprankling and Raymond R. Coletta.

Torts (Kautsch)

The required text is Prosser, Wade and Schwartz’s Torts: Cases and Materials (13th Edition).  The initial reading assignments are:

For the first class at 9:05 a.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017: CHAPTER V, CAUSATION IN FACT, beginning with Sec. 1, p. 273, up to Herskovits, p. 285.

The reading for the second Torts I class, at 9:05 a.m. Friday, June 23, will be from Herskovits, p. 285, up to Daubert, p. 290; then, skipping to Sec. 3, p. 299, read through the end of the chapter, p. 311.

On Friday, the 23rd, Torts I will also meet at 10:45 a.m. in place of Property.  (The reason for the second Torts I class is that Professor Kronk Warner will not be at the school to teach Property on the 23rd.  She will teach a make-up Property class at 9:05 a.m. on Monday, June 26, and Torts I will not meet that day.)  The reading for the second Torts I class on the 23rd will be Chapter VI. Proximate or Legal Cause, p. 313, up to Palsgraf, p. 329.






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