Welcome to Stanford Law School and to Torts! I'm excited to be working with you this quarter.
Instead of using a standard casebook, we are using materials compiled specifically for this course. The vast bulk of the material was edited either by me or by Professor Jonathan Zittrain of Harvard Law School (who also teaches regularly at Stanford during January) as part of Harvard's H2O project. H2O is a Web-based platform for creating, editing, using, and sharing course materials electronically. If you want to read more about it, check out http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/research/h2o#
Two advantages of the materials for this course beyond their being tailored to what we're doing: They're available on line and they're free. We'll orient you on some neat technical features later on, but for now, here's what you need to know:
The authoritative version of the materials is on the Stanford Coursework site for this course. The reason for this is that, while H2O is an amazing idea, there have been some technical glitches over the summer that make us want to be sure that we have a version of the course materials that is under Stanford's control. That version is supported in-house at Stanford, but H2O is NOT. So feel free to use, markup, edit, remix, collage, and whatever else you want to do with the H2O version, but understand that SLS cannot respond to problems that arise if you store something in your H2O account.
That being said, this section contains the materials for our first week of class. Be sure to read the Exercise for the Opening of the Quarter, and follow the directions there.EDIT PLAYLIST INFORMATION DELETE PLAYLIST
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|4||Show/Hide More||Excerpt from Kahan, Hoffman, and Braman, Whose Eyes Are You Going to Believe?|
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September 03, 2013
Professor of Law
Stanford Law School
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