Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

David G. Owen

Presentations

Addresses (since 1990): Foreseeability in Morals and Tort, Wake-Forest; Design Defect Ghosts, New York; American Tort Law Lectures, Pamplona, Spain; Against Priority, Southwestern Univ., Los Angeles, Cal.; The Third Restatement, Brooklyn Law School and Univ. Texas; Comparative Products Liability Law Lectures, Barcelona, Spain and Pisa, Italy; Impact of Daubert, AALS, D.C., SEALS, Palm Beach, FL; Products Liability Law in the Univ.S. — Trends and Controversies, British Institute for International and Comparative Law, London; Information Shields in Tort Law, Pace Law School, White Plains, NY; Damages in American Tort Law, Univ. Florence, Italy; American Tort Law, Santa Anna Univ., Pisa, Italy; Global Products Liability Law, Santa Anna Univ., Pisa, Italy; Medical Experimentation Liability & American Products Liability Law, Univ. Göttingen, Germany; Restating Products Liability Law, London, England, ABA Appellate Judges Conf., Nova Scotia, & Univ. Tenn.; Design Defectiveness, Univ. Texas; Micro-Balancing Costs and Benefits, Univ. Mich.; Tort Reform in the Late 20th Century, The Conference Board, Wash., D.C.; Punitive Damages—History, Purposes, and Problems, Univ. Mich., & Villanova Univ.; Univ.S. Products Liability, Pisa, Brescia, Rome, & Waseda Univ., Tokyo; Moral Foundations of Products Liability Law, Univ. of Birmingham, London, Manchester, Oxford, Sheffield, Engl., National Univ. of Ireland, Galway, Univ. Ga., & Indiana Univ.; Prenatal Harm & Products Liability Reform, La. Judicial College, New Orleans; The Fault Pit, Univ. Ga.; Moral Foundations of Exemplary Damages, Oxford Univ.; Products Liability Principles of Justice, Dyson Lect., Pace Univ.; Tort Law in the 21st Century, Clifford Lecture, DePaul Univ.; Duty Rules, Vanderbilt Univ.; Pace Univ., N.Y.; various tort law, products liability law, and punitive damages addresses at the National Academy of Eng'g, D.C.; Technical Inst. of Vienna, Austria; National Innovation Workshop, La. Judiciary; Conference on Public Participation in Risk Management, Yale Univ.; Emory Univ. Law & Econ. program, Amer. Ass'n of Law Libraries, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Judicial Workshop, ABA, and AALS.

Testimony: 1974 - present, on reform of tort law, products liability, and punitive damages: U.S. Senate Commerce Comm., U.S. Senate Judiciary Comm., U.S. House of Representatives Commerce Comm., U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Comm., and various state legislative committees

David G. Owen

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