Torts: Cases and Materials

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Aspen Publishers, 2008 - Law - 912 pages
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In little more than 900 pages, you will find key cases, lucid note material, and a highly effective pedagogy in this skillfully structured casebook for Torts. Authored by the esteemed educators and co-reporters For The Restatement (Third) of Torts, The Second Edition features: carefully selected, eminently teachable cases clear and concise notes skillful case editing that preserves the language of the law without overwhelming students in details provocative questions that highlight legal issues raised in the case “Authors’ Dialogues,” a uniquely innovative pedagogical feature—engaging exchanges between the authors that raise salient topical points and model persuasive legal reasoning numerous short hypotheticals throughout the book a comprehensive Teacher’s Manual that includes: answers To The questions raised in the text informative references to important secondary sources commentary on the Authors’ Dialogues guidance for using the Authors Dialogues in class or as assigned reading With new hypotheticals in the Second Edition, Torts: Cases and Materials has been updated to reflect new developments in the law, including: a full integration of the Restatement (Third) of Torts new Supreme Court cases on punitive damages This highly engaging casebook offers complete support for your teaching and is ideally suited to your one-semester, four-credit Torts course.

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Professor Twerski is a preeminent authority in the areas of products liability and tort law. The American Bar Association s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section honored him with the 2007 Robert B. McKay Law Professor Award, which recognizes law professors who are committed to the advancement of justice, scholarship and the legal profession in the fields of tort and insurance law. He was Co-Reporter for the American Law Institute s Restatement of the Law (Third) Torts: Products Liability, published in 1998. For his distinguished performance as a Reporter, the ALI named him the R. Ammi Cutter Reporter. He is a prolific scholar, having published dozens of law review articles on torts and products liability law. Among his recent articles are those published in the Yale Law Journal, Cornell Law Review, New York University Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, and the Georgetown Law Journal. He is also the author of the leading textbook, Products Liability: Problems and Process (4th ed. 2000) (with J. Henderson, Jr.). His expertise has been widely called upon by state and federal legislative bodies considering product liability and mass tort legislation, and he is a frequent lecturer to the practicing bar. He joined the faculty in 1986, after serving as Interim Dean at Hofstra University School of Law, where he taught for many years. He also taught at Duquesne University School of Law and was a Visiting Professor at Cornell, Boston University, and the University of Michigan law schools. His background also includes a teaching fellowship at Harvard Law School, and work as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice in its Civil Rights Division.

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