Duquesne University School of Law

AGENCY, 2 credits

Elective Course
Enrollment Limit:  25
Course Requirement: take-home exam
Fulfills Concentration Elective:  Labor & Employment Law

This course involves the study of the legal consequences that arise from the agency relationship, a relationship in which one person acts on behalf of another. Topics covered include creation of the agency relationship; the nature of the agency relationship; the concepts of principal, agent, master, servant, and independent contractor; scope of employment; authority; rights and liabilities of principals and agents in relation to third parties; and rights and liabilities of the types of principals and agents to one another.

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