Law 686:  Remedies

The focus of the course is on legal and equitable remedies arising in a variety of contexts. The class will study injunctions (procedurally and substantively), and damage remedies, as well as restitutionary remedies. Topics may include remedies for personal injury, violation of civil rights, or injury to land, as well as remedies arising from contracts and quasi-contractual remedies.

In the study of injunctions there are materials on temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions, contempt, and problems of continuing injunctive relief. With respect to remedies for injury to property interests, the class will study restitutionary remedies for the tortious acquisition of benefits, voluntary rendition of benefits, mistaken acquisition of benefits, and misappropriation of ideas. Other materials in this course may include remedies for trespass to land, remedies for breach of land sales agreements, and monetary relief for invasions of civil rights.

Sequence and Prerequisites: None.

Evaluation:  Administered final examination.

 

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