Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

Agency & Partnership

305 | 2.0 credits


This course covers formulation of the principal-agent relationship, authority of the agent to bind the principal in contact (express, implied, apparent authority and ratification), the tort liability of principals and employers for the action of agents and employees (direct versus vicarious liability), fiduciary obligations of agents and employees, and termination of the agency relationship with resulting liability. In the area of partnership materials, emphasis is on the most recent version of the Uniform Partnership Act and the treatment of formulation, authority, partnership and partner liability, fiduciary obligations, dissolution and termination of the partnership relationship.