Torts/Civil Justice

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“This book, although a work of advocacy, maintains a fair-minded and dispassionate tone and refrains from distracting hyperbole. Bogus's convincing, sustained argument will make a useful contribution to an important national debate.”  -- Publishers Weekly 

“Of the many books on torts and product liability, only this one presents a general argument for the tort system's benefiting U.S. democracy. This is fairly challenging reading but very fruitful for scholars, students, and other informed patrons with an interest in public policy.”
-- Library Journal 

“A sophisticated study that makes an important contribution to discussions of the civil justice system.”  -- Trial Magazine

WHY LAWSUITS ARE GOOD FOR AMERICA: DISCIPLINED DEMOCRACY, BIG BUSINESS, AND THE COMMON LAW

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Here are some of Professor Bogus' other writings about the torts and civil justice systems:

"Fear-Mongering Torts and the Exaggerated Death of Diving" 28 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 17 (2004)

"The Contract and the Consumer" The American Prospect, December 19, 2001

"A Verdict on the System" Review of "A Trial by Jury" by D. Graham Burnett, The Nation, November 21, 2001

Other writings available at libraries or through paid services such as Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis are listed on Professor Bogus' CV, which is posted on the Bio section of this website. 

 

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