Lobbying and the Restatement of Torts

“Elizabeth Laposata, Richard Barnes, & Stanton Glantz, Tobacco Industry Influence on the American Law Institute’s Restatements of Torts and Implications for Its Conflict of Interest Policies, 98 Iowa L. Rev. 1 (2012). With such a title, how could a tort scholar not want to read the new working paper by Laposata, Barnes, and Glantz? The Restatement plays a very prominent role in tort law; many courts cite its provisions. The thought that the tobacco industry may have influenced its development is unsettling …” (more)

[Keith Hylton, JOTWELL, 3 April]

First posted 2013-04-03 11:46:40

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