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Strict Liability I

Strict Liability I

Begin exploring the concept of strict liability, or tort liability without a requirement of fault, with an overview of strict liability for harm caused by abnormally dangerous activities.


In the first video of this tutorial, we discussed the basic notion behind strict liability—that there are some situations where the law holds a defendant liable even without a finding of fault, such as negligence and intent. This video and the next one are both meant to provide a brief survey of the situations where you'll most often see strict liability imposed, together with a discussion of the very limited defenses available to a defendant for strict liability.

I. Abnormally Dangerous...