Multiple-choice quizzes and commentary
Tort law students are encouraged to complete in their own time these multiple-choice quizzes, which draw from the content in Tort Law: Cases and Commentaries (2021 CanLIIDocs 1859):
- §2: Trespass to the Person
- §3: Intentional Infliction of Mental Suffering
- §4: Invasion of Privacy
- §6: Defences (I)
- §7: Intentional Interference with Real Property
- §8: Intentional Interference with Chattels
- §9: Remedies (I)
- §10: Tort Theory
- §13: Duty of Care
- §14-15: Breach of Duty of Care and Damage
- §§16-17: Causation and Remoteness
- §18: Defences (II)
- §§19.1-19.5: Difficult Categories of Negligence
- §20: Remedies (II)
- §21: Nuisance
- §22: Strict Liability
- §23: Vicarious Liability
Guided answer exercises
The following guided answer exercises, which build upon these Torts Exam Answer Rubrics, are designed to help students practice answering law school exam questions:
- Problem Question – Boaz’s Bad Birthday (§2) (battery and assault)
- Problem Question – Superstore Sleuths (§3-§4) (mental suffering and privacy)
- Problem Question – Devi’s Dance (§13-§20) (host negligence)
- Essay Question – Why Care about Fault? (strict liability)
Students who are new to law school will benefit from these resources:
- B. Friedman & J.C.P. Goldberg, Open Book: The Inside Track to Law School Success (2nd ed, New York: Wolters Kluwer, 2016), https://go.exlibris.link/qqnS8T10.
- O.S. Kerr, “How to Read a Judicial Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students” (George Washington University Law School, 2005).
- Free JD Advising resources on case briefs, outlining CANs, and law school exams.
- Touro Law Center’s resource on Working with IRAC.
- Just Torts Podcast (U Sydney) on “Problem Question Help & Mental Health” (Dec 1, 2017).