Thursday, February 5, 2009

Southwestern University Law Review Asbestos Symposium Issue

The Southwestern University Law Review has published its issue in connection with the symposium, Perspectives on Asbestos Litigation, which Professor Alan Calnan and I co-chaired here at Southwestern Law School on Friday, January 18, 2008.  Here are the articles contained in the issue:

Alan Calnan & Byron Stier, Perspectives on Asbestos Litigation: Overview and Preview, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 459 (2008).  Download calnan_stier_introduction_final_pdf.pdf

Mark A. Behrens & William L. Anderson, The "Any Exposure" Theory: An Unsound Basis for Asbestos Causation and Expert Testimony, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 479 (2008).  Download behrens_anderson_article_final_pdf_121808.pdf

Helen E. Freedman, Selected Issues in Asbestos Litigation, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 511 (2008).  Download freedman_article_final_pdf_121808.pdf

Michael D. Green, Second Thoughts About Apportionment in Asbestos Litigation, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 531 (2008).  Download green_article_final_pdf_121808.pdf

Phil Harley, Judicial and Practical Perspectives: Transcript of Phil Harley, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 533 (2008).  Download harley_transcript_final_pdf_121808.pdf

David G. Owen, Against Priority, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 557 (2008).  Download owen_article_final_pdf_121808.pdf

Keith N. Hylton, Asbestos and Mass Torts with Fraudulent Victims, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 575 (2008).  Download hylton_article_final_pdf_121808.pdf

James A. Henderson, Sellers of Safe Products Should Not Be Required to Rescue Users From Risks Presented by Other, More Dangerous Products, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 595 (2008).  Download henderson_article_final_pdf_121808.pdf

Gregory C. Keating, The Heroic Enterprise of the Asbestos Cases, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 623 (2008).  Download keating_article_final_pdf_121808.pdf

Richard Nagareda, Public and Private Law Perspectives: Transcript of Professor Richard Nagareda, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 659 (2008).  Download nagareda_transcript_final_pdf_121808.pdf

Howard Erichson, Public and Private Law Perspectives: Transcript of Professor Howard Erichson, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 665 (2008).  Download erichson_transcript_final_pdf_121808.pdf

Jospeh Sanders, Medical Criteria Acts: State Statutory Attempts to Control the Asbestos Litigation,  37 Sw. U. L. Rev. (2008).  Download sanders_article_final_pdf_121808.pdf

Anita Bernstein, Asbestos Achievements, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 691 (2008).  Download bernstein_article_final_pdf_121808.pdf  

Neil Vidmar, Social and Cultural Perspectives: Transcript of Professor Neil Vidmar, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 717 (2008).  Download vidmar_transcript_final_pdf_121808.pdf

Judy Sloan, Perspectives on Asbestos Litigation: Introduction to the Keynote Address, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 731 (2008).  Download sloan_transcript_final_pdf_121808.pdf

Barbara Rothstein, Perspectives on Asbestos Litigation: Keynote Address, 37 Sw. U. L. Rev. 733 (2008).  Download rothstein_transcript_final_pdf_121808.pdf

My many thanks again to all those who worked on the symposium and the issue, and of course to all of the speakers (including co-blogger Howard Erichson) who made for a fascinating day.


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