Melissa Mortazavi

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 780-0648 |  Email  | CV
Areas of Expertise
Torts
Professional Responsibility & Legal Ethics
Administrative Law
Food Law & Policy
Education
B.A., Cornell University
J.D., University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law

Legal Profession

This three-credit course analyzes law and ethics governing the legal profession; it also examines the history, goals, and structure of the profession and the professional responsibility of judges. A detailed study of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct is undertaken. Taking the course satisfies the law school's professional responsibility requirement.

Students who have earned credit for Professional Responsibility cannot take this course.

Grading and Method of Evaluation

Letter grade only. Final exam.

Torts

This course is an introduction to the principles governing civil liability for intentional and unintentional injuries to people and property. Specific topics covered may include negligence and personal injury law; strict liability; an introduction to product liability; remedies; and alternatives to the tort system.

Grading and Method of Evaluation

Letter grade only. Final exam.