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This course, builds upon the introduction to Delict provided in LS2025 and examines a number of aspects of the law of delict in greater detail. Topics will be discussed in a comparative, historical and/or theoretical context. The specific topics covered will vary on a year-by-year basis as the course aims to examine issues of topical interest. Some of the topics covered in previous years include: causation; product liability; liability for breach of privacy; liability for pure economic loss; psychiatric injury; advocates' immunity and the liability of the police for negligently-conducted investigations.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||25 credits (12.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt (LLB): 3000 word summative essay (33% of mark), two-hour examination (67% of mark) 1st Attempt (MA Legal Studies): 4000 word summative essay (33% of mark), two-hour examination (67% of mark) Resit: Normally, no resit is available.
One 800-word analysis of a reported case.