Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Widener Law Journal's Crimtorts Symposium Issue
The Widener Law Journal has published its issues in connection with its February 2008 symposium, Crimtorts. Torts Prof Blog has links to all the articles, which include the following:
Christopher J. Robinette, Introduction
Kenneth W. Simons, The Crime/Tort Distinction: Legal Doctrine and Normative Perspectives
Thomas H. Koenig, Crimtorts: A Cure for Hardening of the Categories
Michael L. Rustad, The Supreme Court and Me: Trapped in Time with Punitive Damages
Jeffrey O'Connell, The Large Cost Savings and Other Advantages of an Early Offers "Crimtorts" Approach to Medical Malpractice Claims
Frank J. Vandall, Should Manufacturers and Sellers of Lethal Products Be Subject to Criminal Prosecution?
Byron G. Stier, Crimtorts, Class Actions, and the Emerging Mass Torts Method
Keith N. Hylton, A Theory of Wealth and Punitive Damages
Sheila B. Scheuerman, The Road Not Taken: Would Application of the Excessive Fines Clause to Punitive Damages have Made a Difference?