Torts Section – Society of Legal Scholars – Bristol

I am in Bristol to speak in the Torts Section at the Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference. I’m still not quite sure what I’ll include in my presentation … But the rest of the line-up for the next two days looks excellent:

Session 1: September 13th 11.15 – 12.45 Room 3.30

1A   Roderick Bagshaw (Oxford)
       ‘Beyond Visions: Drafting a Green Paper for the Future of Tort Law’
1B   Matthew Dyson (Cambridge),
        ‘Lessons and Learning from the Third Restatement’
1C   Annette Morris (Cardiff),
        ‘Compensation Culture Revisited: The Road Traffic Accident Exception’.

Session 2: September 13th 13.45 – 15.15 Room 3.30

2A         Sandy Steel (KCL),
              ‘ Principles of Probabilistic Liability in Tort’
2B         Sarah Fulham-McQuillan (Trinity Dublin),
              Loss of Chance in Medical Negligence:Hypothetically Probable or Possible?
2C         A McKenna (Kent),
             ‘The new mesothelioma battleground – the issue of Breach?’

Session 3 September 14th 09.30 – 11.00 Room 3.30

3A    Rosemary Tobin (Auckland),
         ‘Local Authority Liability in Tort to Owners of Defective Buildings: the New Zealand Position – Right or Wrong?’
3B    Tom Cornford (Essex),
         ‘A Refutation of some Principle-based Arguments against Public Authority Liability’
3C   Phillip Morgan (York)
        ‘Law and the Big Society – time to relook at Charitable Immunity in Tort?’

Session 4 September 14th 11.30 – 13.00 Room 3.30

4A    Paula Giliker (Bristol),
        ‘Francovich liability and the English law of torts: Has English law tamed the Eurotort?’
4B    Simon Baughen (Bristol),
        ‘International Law as Tort? The lessons of the ATS experiment’
4C    Eoin Quill (Limerick)
        ‘Towards An Analytical Methodology In Negligence’
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Teaches and researches tort law in Oxford, UK.
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