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Thursday, June 8, 2023

9:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast (provided)
10:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

  • Jennifer Rosato Perea, Dean, College of Law, DePaul University
  • Stephan Landsman, Director, Clifford Symposium, DePaul University
10:15 a.m.
Session I: Individual Harms and Remedies

  • How an Old Tort Became New: The Case of Offensive Battery - Kenneth Abraham and G. Edward White, University of Virginia
  • After the Firefighters’ Rule: Tort Litigation Arising from Protest - Ellie Bublick, University of Arizona
  • An Ideal of Resilience and the Law of Torts - Erik Encarnacion, University of Texas
  • Discussant:  Robert Rabin, Stanford University

12:15 p.m.
Lunch (provided)

1:15 p.m.
Session II: Technology

  • AI Malpractice - Bryan Choi, The Ohio State University
  • Remote Repossession - Rebecca Crootof, University of Richmond
  • Locating Liability for Medical AI - I. Glen Cohen, Harvard University; Nicholson Price, University of Michigan
  • Discussant:  John Goldberg, Harvard University

3:15 p.m.

3:30 p.m.
Session III: Public Nuisance Rescue?

  • Cottages as Public Nuisances: Housing the Poor in the Time of Blackstone - Molly Brady, Harvard University
  • The Duty of Climate Care - Douglas Kysar, Yale University
  • Public Nuisance and the Apportionment of Responsibility - Anthony Sebok, Yeshiva University
  • Discussant:  Catherine Sharkey, New York University

5:30 p.m.
Conclusion of Day One

Friday, June 9, 2023

8:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast (provided)
9:00 a.m. Session IV: Healthcare and Medicine

  • Renewing Products Liability with Semen - Anita Bernstein, Brooklyn Law School
  • Loss of Chance in Tort Law: A Profound or Incremental Development? - Mark Geistfeld, New York University
  • Lost Chance of a Better Medical Outcome: New Tort, New Type of Compensable Injury or a New Causation Rule? - Kenneth Simons, University of California, Irvine
  • When a Wrong Creates a Life: Institutional Liability for Unconsented-to Births - Karen Tani, University of Pennsylvania
  • Discussant:  Stephan Landsman, DePaul University

11:15 a.m.
11:30 p.m.
Session V: Gender

  • Impaired in Pairs - Cristina Tilley, University of Iowa
  • Reviving False Light - Benjamin Zipursky, Fordham University
  • Torts Arms Race: Anti-Abortion and Safe-Harbor Private Causes of Action - Carly Zubrzycki, University of Connecticut
  • Discussant:  Deborah Tuerkheimer, Northwestern University

1:15 p.m.
Concluding Remarks