Torts
Programme and Papers

Any available abstracts and papers are listed below the programme:


Session 1: Thursday 11 September 2014 11.00-12.30 Room

1A       Donal Nolan (Oxford)

            Preventive Damages

1B        Sarah Fulham-McQuillan (Trinity College Dublin)

            There’s more to chance than chance in a loss of chance scenario!

1C       Andrew Dyson (London School of Economics)

            Common-Sense Causation in the Law of Damages


Session 2: Thursday 11 September 2014 14.00-15.30 Room

2A       Craig Purshouse (Manchester)

            Why autonomy per se should not be an interest protected by the tort of negligence

2B        James Plunkett (Oxford) 

            Principle and Policy in Private Law Reasoning

2C       Keith Stanton (Bristol)

            Damages for pain suffering and loss of amenity


Session 3 Friday 12 September 2014 09.30-11.00 Room

3A       David Capper (Queen's University Belfast)

            In Defence of Shelfer v City of London Electric Lighting Co

3B        Matthew Dyson (Cambridge) and John Randall QC (St Philips Chambers) 

            Collateral Attacks

3C       Samantha Schnobel (Birmingham)

            Spot Goes to the Vet: Veterinary Negligence and Judicial Incertitude


Session 4 Friday 12 September 2014 11.30-13.00

4A       James Goudkamp (Oxford)

            Fixed and variable apportionment rules in relation to contributory negligence

4B       Dorothea Dowling (Westminster)

            Personal Injury Compensation Assessment - where did it all go wrong in Ireland?

4C       John Fanning (Liverpool)

            Much Obliged? “Risk Society” and the Duty of Care in the Supreme Court Era

4D       Per Laleng (Kent)

            A Statistical analysis of appellate law: the biases of academic law and the Court of Appeal

Abstracts

'Common-Sense' Causation in the Law of Damages by Andrew Dyson.
"Apportionment of Damages for Contributory Negligence: Fixed or Discretionary?" by James Goudkamp.
Damages for pain suffering and loss of amenity by Keith Stanton.
Spot Goes to the Vet: Veterinary Negligence and Judicial Incertitude by Samantha Schnobel.
Why autonomy per se should not be an interest protected by the tort of negligence by Craig Purshouse.
Preventive Damages by Donal Nolan.
'Principle and Policy in Private Law Reasoning' by James Plunkett.
Collateral Attacks” by Matthew Dyson (Cambridge) and John Randall QC.
There’s more to chance than chance in a loss of chance scenario! by Sarah Fulham-McQuillan.
PRIVATE NUISANCE, PRIVATE RIGHT, PUBLIC INTEREST AND THE DEMOCRATIC BARGAIN by David Capper.
Personal Injury Compensation Assessment - where did it all go wrong in Ireland? by Dorothea Dowling.
Much Obliged? ‘Risk Society’ and the Duty of Care in the Supreme Court Era by John Fanning.
A Statistical analysis of appellate law: the biases of academic law and the Court of Appeal by Per Laleng.

Papers

From Interests to Damage in a Loss of Chance Scenario by Sarah Fulham-McQuillan.
Preventive Damages by Donal Nolan.
From Interests to Damage in a Loss of Chance Scenario by Sarah Fulham-McQuillan.
APPORTIONMENT OF DAMGES FOR CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE: FIXED VS DISCRETIONARY by James Goudkamp.
There’s more to chance than chance in a loss of chance scenario! by Sarah Fulham-McQuillan.
Damages for Non-Pecuniary Loss: the future of small personal injury claims by Keith Stanton.
PRIVATE NUISANCE, PRIVATE RIGHT, PUBLIC INTEREST AND THE DEMOCRATIC BARGAIN by David Capper.

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