Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Bar Courses

360: Products Liability Seminar

Credit Hours

2-3

Description

This seminar will cover the fundamentals of products liability law and the complex evidentiary issues and strategy choices that lawyers face in products litigation. It will also address the effectiveness of the tort system to deal with injuries caused by products, the impact of tort reform on the evolution of products law, and the influence of political processes on product regulation. The course will meet for two hours each week. Students may submit a paper for an additional hour of credit. The grade for the course will be determined by a two hour examination.

This is a Perspective Elective and Bar course.