You often hear lawyers on TV talk about “torts.” While we can’t explain this topic in all the depth it deserves in just one blog article, we found a few videos we think might help.
This quick tort video is a great place to start!
It explains the differences between ‘civil’ and ‘criminal’ cases, ‘common’ and ‘statutory’ law, and even ‘torts’ and ‘contracts.’
Torts are disputes between private parties–not a defendant and the state.
Examples can sure help clear up complicated subjects!
We like this quick tort video because it uses popular clips to demonstrate a few different kinds of torts.
We can’t call it a quick tort video: this one from Emory Law, is a lot longer than the others. If you’ve the seen the documentary “Hot Coffee,” you’ll want to check this out!
Lots of people have heard about ‘tort reform,’ but we still get asked about what it means all the time. This panel discussion shows some of the complications and nuances of this contemporary event.