May 22, 2013
Turkewitz on PI Advertising and Mass Accidents
Over at New York Personal Injury Law Blog, Eric Turkewitz looks at lawyer advertising in the wake of the Metro-North derailment.
March 26, 2013
JOTWELL Torts: Sebok on Oberdiek--"Are Risks Wrong?"
Over at JOTWELL, Tony Sebok (Cardozo) reviews The Moral Significance of Risking by John Oberdiek (Rutgers-Camden).
January 04, 2013
IL: Forum Non Conveniens & Asbestos
Over at Drug and Device Law, friend of TortsProf Brendan Kenny (Blackwell Burke) has a guest post on an Illinois Supreme Court case involving forum non conveniens in an asbestos case.
December 06, 2012
Criminalization of Formerly Tortious Conduct
Over at the Faculty Lounge, Beth Haas (Drexel) is asking whether criminalizing conduct that was formerly only tortious (prohibiting not pricing, in the law and economics lexicon) impedes safety investigations. The post is here.
October 19, 2012
McClurg's "Spot the Tort" Contest
Andrew McClurg (Memphis/LawHaHa) is sponsoring a "Spot the Tort" contest for his 1Ls. The entries are here. Enjoy a tort-related laugh to start the weekend!
April 11, 2012
NFL Concussion Website
A 3L at UMKC, Paul Anderson, is running a website devoted to concussion-related suits against the NFL and helmet manufacturers. Entitled NFL Concussion Litigation, it can be accessed here.
Thanks to Alex Long for the tip.
March 13, 2012
Conk on the BP Settlement
George Conk analyzes the BP settlement at TortsToday.
November 11, 2011
Products Liability Prof Blog
Products Liability Prof has been dormant for over two years. Isn't anyone interested in editing it? If so, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki via e-mail:
October 28, 2011
Vote for TortsProf
We don't do much to look for award nominations and the like, but we got word that we've been selected as an initial nominee for a Top Torts Blog award from LexisNexis's Litigation Resource Community. There are some great blogs we're among there, and we'd sure welcome your support for the nomination (which you cast by commenting on that post). If we make it as a final nominee, we'll let you know.
September 11, 2011
Welcome to the Blogosphere: Private Law Theory
Stephen Hedley (University College Cork, Ireland) has launched a new blog, Private Law Theory, that covers a great deal of our concept of torts. It's a great addition to your favorites.
April 14, 2010
A Torts Mini-Roundup of LawProf Blogs
The 3rd Circuit ruled that defective sperm from a sperm bank cannot form the basis for a products liability suit. (Kraweic/The Faculty Lounge)
A potential torts exam hypothetical, though panned in the comments for having insufficient nudity and death. (Araiza/Prawfs)
Interested in taking over Products Liability Prof? Apparently Paul and Joe are still looking. (Products Liability Prof)
December 16, 2009
Magliocca on Assumption of Risk & Football
Over at Co-Op, Gerard Magliocca (IU-Indy) discusses assumption of risk and football.