Categories: Torts


Dykman, Charles

Course Data

Room 3261
W 1:10pm-3:10pm

Pass/Fail: Yes

Past Grade Distributions (Fall '22 and onward)
Fall 2022

Course Description

From the perspective of an experienced appellate court judge and using Wisconsin negligence law as its vehicle, this course will examine how appellate courts analyze judicial perecedent, policy, briefs, and arguments. The instructer, Judge Dykman, served on District IV or the Wisconsin Court of Appeals for 32 years. More specifically, the course will explore how changes were made in Wisconsin negligence analysis and how the different perspectives and reasoning methods of various justices contributed to practice in Wisconsin and it will also be useful to students practicing in other states because of the depth of analysis and practical insights that students will gain about appellate court methods and practice.

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