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May 1999 Archives

Accidental Justice: The Dilemmas of Tort Law

This concise volume is targeted toward nonlawyers. Written by two of the nation's top tort scholars, it gives an overview of the functions of the tort system and a fair and balanced assessment of its problems. The last two chapters of the book contain excellent examinations of the influence of the plaintiffs' bar over the political system and a variety of tort reform proposals, from no-fault systems to early offer proposals to limits on damages and class actions.
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