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Develop Legal Arguments on Titanic case for plaintiff and defendant

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Agenda-Week6-Fall2013

 

Titanic Case - Instructionslook at the screencast for the Titanic case.

 

1. Look at Titanic Trial Materials - http://www.andersonkill.com/titanic/home.htm

 

Also look at some of the reasons the Titanic sunk - http://abogado.pbwiki.com/titanic

Take the reasons into consideration to support your legal arguments for negligence.

 

2. Read How to Develop a Legal Argument by Stephen Toulmin 

 

3. Review the Legal Argument by Plaintiff (Negligence) in the Titanic Case, and (without copying, and in your own words) state the facts which support the legal argument of negligence on the part of the defendant by pasting your work in etudes under assignments - see http://www.andersonkill.com/titanic/negl.htm

Also look at all the mistakes the Titanic made to show that they "breached the duty of due care" and were therefore negiglent - http://missionparalegal.pbworks.com/mistakes-titanic 

 

4. Review the Legal Argument by Defendant (Defenses to Negligence) in the Titanic Case, and (without copying, and in your own words) state the legal argument (contributory negligence) and which facts or acts on the part of the plaintiff would support an argument against plaintiff of contributory negligence by  Defendant White Star Lines by pasting your work in etudes under assignments - see - http://www.andersonkill.com/titanic/defenses.htm

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