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This is an introductory lesson about the defenses to a negligence action for the undergraduate legal studies, prelaw, business law and paralegal student. It is recommended that the students complete the lesson on Negligence and Damages before they do this one.

Lesson Completion Time
30 minutes


  • Mary Hatfield Lowe

    She worked as a juvenile court case worker for five years prior to law school and worked as a family law attorney for seven years after becoming licensed. In 1990, she began a career directing and teaching in paralegal and legal studies undergraduate education.

    Legal Studies and Business Law Professor
    Virtual Langdell

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The Open Legal Education Project is a CALI initiative to bring resource to public legal education.