Courses Catalogue

Nature And History Of Torts

COURSE CODE: LB2101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 5
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Law (LL.B)
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Law
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

  • This course introduces a student to the origins of civil wrongs between private persons, and also between private persons and corporate bodies or       government bodies.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Explore the history of the law of civil wrongs to persons or their property.
  2. Analyze the evolutionary dynamics of the law of torts.
  3. Explain how legal persons commit torts and the legal implications thereof.
  4. Discuss the defences and remedies available to the parties.
  5. This course introduces a student to the origins of civil wrongs between private persons, and also between private persons and corporate bodies or       government bodies.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Explore the history of the law of civil wrongs to persons or their property.
  2. Analyze the evolutionary dynamics of the law of torts.
  3. Explain how legal persons commit torts and the legal implications thereof.
  4. Discuss the defences and remedies available to the parties.