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Pace Law Faculty Publications

1990

Torts

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Can It Really Be Unconstitutional To Regulate Product Safety Information?, David S. Cohen Jan 1990

Can It Really Be Unconstitutional To Regulate Product Safety Information?, David S. Cohen

Pace Law Faculty Publications

In this paper, I examine the impact of two Supreme Court decisions on information-based product safety regulation which, in a variety of guises in Canada, can be said to restrict manufacturers', distributors' and marketers' ability to "express" themselves. In the end, I conclude that, if one appreciates the justification for and the processes by which this kind of product safety regulation is instituted, there is only a small risk that the current regulatory activity will be held unconstitutional. When one takes into account the degree of co-operation between business and government in establishing the content of most regulatory activity and ...


Torts, Ralph Michael Stein Jan 1990

Torts, Ralph Michael Stein

Pace Law Faculty Publications

This Article surveys the most significant torts cases decided in the courts of New York State during the Survey year. Only cases which challenged existing law, modified longstanding doctrine, or announced new decisional law have been included. While 1989 was not a year of signal change for the law of torts, a number of cases deserve examination and analysis.