Instructor(s): Ernest Weinrib

For graduate students, the course number is LAW5566H.

Location: LI220 (Lillian Massey Building, 125 Queen’s Park)

An introduction to Roman Law. The course will focus on the Roman law of wrongfully inflicted damage (including negligence) and will feature the reading of translated extracts from Roman legal literature. The course will consider such matters as the relationship between procedure and substance in the development of Roman Law, the role of the jurists and of juristic writings, and the conceptions of wrongfulness, responsibility, causation and damage that emerge from the Roman legal texts. Required book: Bruce Frier, A Casebook on the Roman Law of Delict.

Evaluation
For law students, evaluation will be by a paper of about 5,000 words on the law of wrongfully inflicted damage.

At a Glance

First Term
Credits
2
Hours
2

Enrolment

Maximum
6
5 JD
1 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U

Schedule

Th: 3:00 - 5:00