Table of contents for Foundations of tort law / [edited by] Saul Levmore.


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I. Torts and Bargains


The Problem of Social Cost, Ronald H. Coase


When Does the Rule of Liability Matter?, Harold Demsetz


Consumption Theory, Production Theory, and Ideology in the Case Theorem, Mark Kelman


II. The Role of Fault


Killing or Wounding to Protect a Property Interest, Richard Posner


Fairness and Utility in Tort Theory, George P. Fletcher


The Concept of Corrective Justice in Recent Theories of Tort Law, Richard Posner


The Rethinking Comparative Law: Variety and Uniformity in Ancient and Modern Tort Law, Saul Levmore


Tort Law and the Economy in Nineteenth-Century America: Reinterpretation, Gary Schwartz


Some Effects of Uncertainty on Compliance with Legal Standards, John E. Calfee and Richard Craswell


III. The Requirement of Causation


Remarks on Causation and Liability, Judith Jarvis Thomson


Property, Wrongfulness and the Duty to Compensate, Jules L. Coleman


Probabilistic Recoveries, Restitution, and Recurring Wrongs, Saul Levmore


Economic Loss In Tort, William Bishop


Women, Mothers, and the Law of Fright: A History, Martha Chamallas and Linda K. Kerber


IV. The Lawyer's Role


Untaken Precautions, Mark Grady


Opting for the British Rule, or If Posner and Shavell Can't Remember the Coase Theorem, Who Will?, John J. Donohue


A Market in Personal Injury Tort Claims, Marc Shukaitis


V. Liability Arising out of the Workplace


The Boundaries of Vicarious Liability: An Economic Analysis, Alan O. Sykes


Comment--The Creation of a Common-Law Rule: The Fellow Servant Rule, 1837-1860


Social Change and the Law of Industrial Accidents, Lawrence M. Friedman and Jack Ladinsky


VI. Omissions and Commissions


Waiting for Rescue: An Essay on the Evolution and Incentive Structure of the Law off Affirmative Obligations, Saul Levmore


Lawyer's Primer on Feminist Theory and Tort, Leslie Bender


The Case for a Duty to Rescue, Ernest J. Weinrib


VII. Tort Liability and Other Means of Social Control


Property Rules, Liability Rules, and Inalienability: One View of the Cathedral, Guido Calabresi and Douglas Melamed


A Critique of Economic and Sociological Theories of Social Control, Robert C. Ellickson


The Social Consequences of Common-Law Rules, Richard Epstein


VIII. Insurance, No-Fault, and Tort Reform


The Current Insurance Crisis and Modern Tort Law, George L. Priest


Incentive Issues in the Design of "No-Fault" Compenstion Systems, Michael Trebilcock


Proposals for Products Liability Reform: A Theoretical Synthesis, Alan Schwartz


Some Reflections on the Process of Tort Reform, Robert L. Rabin


In the Shadow of the Legislature: The Common Law in the Age of the New Public Law, Daniel Farber and Philip Frickey





Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Torts -- United States.
Torts -- Economic aspects.