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Summer 2015

Business Associations I (Hecker)
"Introduction to Agency," Eisenberg & Cox,  pp. 1-2 (through 1st full ¶), 6-7 (Note on Agency Relationship, notes 1 & 2) Restatement (3d) of Agency (in Statutory Supp.) §§ 1.01 – 1.03, 1.04(5).

"Vicarious Tort Liability," Eisenberg & Cox,  pp. 7-8 (Note on Agency Relationship, note 3a) Restatement (3d) of Agency §§ 2.04, 7.01-7.08 & all Comments, 8.08 Photocopy materials  pp. 2-5 (Vicarious Tort Liability; KU Memo re Independent Contractor v. KU Employee).

Evidence (Prater)
Read chapter 1.

Land Transactions (Peck)
Purchase casebook and course supplement; pick up a syllabus on the table outside room 203; refer to syllabus, and read the materials shown for the Introduction and for real estate finance.

The first week’s material: Read the material shown in the syllabus in the section Introduction, which includes real estate finance, land descriptions, and water boundaries.

Professional Responsibility (Hazlett)
Problems 1 & 2.

Property (DeLaTorre)

1. On the first day of class, we will cover pp. 1-7 of the "Adverse Possession Cases" printout, which is available on Blackboard. 

2. Please be ready to sign the seating chart on the first day of class.

Property (Kronk Warner)
John G. Sprankling and Raymond R. Coletta, "Property:  A Contemporary Approach" (2nd ed. West 2012), pp. 1-25.  

Torts (Kautsch)
Following are the initial readings in Prosser, Wade and Schwartz’s Torts: Cases and Materials (12th Edition):

June 25, 2015: p. 268-284, up to Daubert, in CHAPTER V, CAUSATION IN FACT

June 26, 2015: p. 291-302, beginning with SEC. 3, CONCURRENT CAUSES and 303-309 in Chapter VI, PROXIMATE OR LEGAL CAUSE



Elizabeth Kronk Warner
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Law

Vicki Palmer

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