Do you want to learn the basic overview of U.S. Tort Law or get a refresher on this subject? A tort is any civil wrong, not contractual or criminal, by a person, entity or business that injures another for which they may be compensated financially through a lawsuit. In this three-part lecture series led by Professor Tina Saunders, Temple Law School Japan, you will learn about intentional torts, negligence, strict liability and products liability, the main types of tort law claims. Join what will be an informative and interesting lecture series that will give you a fundamental understanding of an important area of U.S. law.
Dates: February 19, March 12, April 9
Day/Time: Saturdays, 10:00 - 12:00 JST
Online: via Zoom
Pre-Register: Here (you may register for any of the lectures)
Free and open to the public
About the Lecturer: Professor Tina Saunders joined the Temple Law Japan faculty in 2013, teaching Torts, Civil Procedure, Evidence and Introduction to U.S. Common Law. She has a wide range of international experience practicing law in the U.S. and working in Japan. Professor Saunders received her law degree from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law. Following law school, she served as a law clerk for Judge Lynne A. Battaglia at the Maryland Court of Appeals (high court). She then entered private practice, working at a large Washington D.C. based law firm handling large-scale national and international commercial and products liability litigation.