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Who should make America's tort law: courts or legislatures?

Author: Victor E Schwartz; Mark A Behrens; Mark D Taylor; Washington Legal Foundation.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. (2009 Massachusetts Ave, N.W., Washington 20036) : Washington Legal Foundation, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor E Schwartz; Mark A Behrens; Mark D Taylor; Washington Legal Foundation.
OCLC Number: 37523558
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) ; 23 cm
Contents: I. A page of legal history --
II. Legislatures versus courts: who sets public policy --
III. State "constitutionalism" run wild --
IV. Balancing the roles of state legislatures and courts over who should make tort law --
V. Providing an alternative mechanism for creating law --
Appendix A. Tort reform laws held unconstitutional by state courts after 1983 --
Appendix B. Tort reform laws upheld as constitutional by state courts after 1983 --
Appendix C. State reception statutes --
Appendix D. Model law: Adoption of Common Law Act.
Responsibility: by Victor E. Scwartz, Mark A. Behrens, Mark D. Taylor ; foreword by Senator John D. Rockefeller, IV ; introduction by John Greene.

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