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Strict Products Liability At 50: Four Histories, Kyle Graham Jan 2014

Strict Products Liability At 50: Four Histories, Kyle Graham

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This article offers four different perspectives on the strict products-liability "revolution" that climaxed a half-century ago. One of these narratives relates the prevailing assessment of how this innovation coalesced and spread across the states. The three alternative histories introduced by this article both challenge and complement the standard account by viewing the shift toward strict products liability through "populist," "practical," and "contingent" lenses, respectively. The first of these narratives considers the contributions that plaintiffs and their counsel made toward this change in the law. The second focuses upon how certain types of once-common products cases forged a practical argument for …


Manufacturing Defects, David G. Owen Jul 2002

Manufacturing Defects, David G. Owen

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W(H)Ither Warranty: The B(L)Oom Of Products Liability Theory In Cases Of Deficient Software Design, Peter A. Alces Jan 1999

W(H)Ither Warranty: The B(L)Oom Of Products Liability Theory In Cases Of Deficient Software Design, Peter A. Alces

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The Merchant Of Section 2-314: Who Needs Him?, Ingrid Michelsen Hillinger Mar 1983

The Merchant Of Section 2-314: Who Needs Him?, Ingrid Michelsen Hillinger

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Innovation In The Law Of Warranty: The Burden Of Reform, Timothy J. Sullivan Jan 1980

Innovation In The Law Of Warranty: The Burden Of Reform, Timothy J. Sullivan

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