AALS Torts Panel: ‘MacPherson at 100: Perspectives on its Influence and Meaning’

2016 AALS Annual Meeting, Torts and Compensation Systems Section panel; New York City; Friday, January 8, 2016 from 1:30-3:15 (room to be announced). On March 14, 1916, New York’s high court issued its decision in MacPherson v Buick Motor Co. Writing for the court, Judge (later Justice) Benjamin Cardozo held that product manufacturers must take care to manufacture products that do not injure consumers. A century later, MacPherson is considered a landmark of tort law, as well as an exemplar of common law reasoning … (more)

[TortsProf Blog, 2 October]

First posted 2015-10-03 06:49:36

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