Thursday

Thursday, April 13

Agenda:

  1. Paper return/grade update
    1. remember you have a limited amount of time to turn in missing work
  2. Says, Means, Matters reading strategy
    1. Handout is LINKED HERE
    2. Apply the Says, Means, Matters strategy to the article linked below (directions are at the end of the article)
  3. Linfield College hazing article
    1. LINKED HERE
    2. due Monday
  4. Tort Word Scramble
    1. this is the beginning of a review of tort law
    2. LINKED HERE
    3. due Tuesday
HW: finish "Says, Means, Matters" on hazing article if you aren't done yet

Tuesday, April 11

Agenda:

  1. Finish "Rainmaker
    1. Complete viewing guide and turn in
  2. Strict Liability Power Point/Notes
    1. LINKED HERE
HW: finish "Rainmaker" viewing guide if necessary

Monday

Monday, April 10

Agenda:

  1. Continue with "Rainmaker"
    1. We had a quick review of content and concepts of the film and then continued
    2. Conclusion of the film will happen tomorrow--make sure you have your viewing guide, which will be turned in 
HW: none

Thursday

Thursday, April 6

Agenda:

  1. Jefferson County School District v. Fair Dismissal Appeals Board 
    1. We read through and discussed this case, but there is no written assignment
    2. Case is LINKED HERE
  2. Continue with "Rainmaker"
HW: none

Tuesday

Tuesday, April 4

Agenda:

  1. Shorb v. Powers School District case
    1. We read through this case (see me for the description--no digital copy available) and then answered the seven questions that accompany the case, which are LINKED HERE
  2. Begin viewing "Rainmaker"
    1. This is a film about a civil suit against an insurance company.  I'm not sure that the film is available online, so if you miss some of it you will likely need to get filled in from someone in class
    2. Viewing guide LINKED HERE
HW: none

Monday, April 3

Agenda:

  1. Welcome back from break--review of torts
    1. Assess any possible intentional wrong or negligence claims that could result from the video clip here (we discussed this in class--no written assignment)
  2. Complete problem 20.1 "The case of the spilled coffee" from the text.  This was done in table groups, or on your own if prefered.  You need to turn in written responses.
HW: none

Thursday

Thursday, March 23

Agenda:

  1. Negligence notes
    1. Slideshow LINKED HERE
  2. Negligence case arguments
    1. We argued a case involving social host liability (a party that involves alcohol and a fight)
HW: 
  • Finish the compensation article if needed (turn in to Google Classroom)
  • Any missing work