Joseph Lavitt

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Lecturer

215 Boalt Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

The Crime of Conviction of John Choon Yoo: The Actual Criminality in the OLC During the Bush Administration

Maine Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 1, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2010
Joseph Lavitt
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 217 (105,734)

Abstract:

torture, unitary executive, waterboarding, Yoo, OLC

2.

The Doctrine of Efficient Proximate Cause, the Katrina Disaster, Prosser’s Folly and the Third Restatement of Torts: Cracking the Conundrum

Loyola Law Review, Vol. 54, p. 1, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Oct 2009
Joseph Lavitt
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 184 (111,553)

Abstract:

Katrina, insurance, concurrent causation, Restatement of Torts

3.

Professionalism and Power: Flawed Decision Making by the OLC Exposes a Bar that is Losing its Moxie

California Law Review Circuit, Vol. 1, p. 33, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 May 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2010
Joseph Lavitt
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 78 (244,793)

Abstract:

OLC, professionalism, power, ABA, Enron, McNulty, Thompson, Bush, Yoo, Margolis, Mukasey, Filip

4.

Leaving Contemporary Legal Taxonomy

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 1, p. 213, 2012
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Sep 2013
Joseph Lavitt
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 54 (275,431)

Abstract:

contracts, torts, taxonomy, economic loss, product liability, construction defect, Pomeroy, rights-based, equity, remedies

5.

Abjuring the Collateral Indemnity Exception to Insurer Contribution

Wayne Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 1333, 2011 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Joseph Lavitt
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 38 (330,299)

Abstract:

insurance, contribution, subrogation, contracts, torts, equitable, jurisdiction, equity, contractor, subcontractor, Rossmoor, collateral contract, insurer, insured, liability insurance, co-insurance, co-insurers, apportionment

6.

Does the Draft Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance Wrongly Elevate Proof and Overvalue Legal Uncertainty? Yes, Given the Foreseeable Risk Insurers May More Often Decline the Duty to Defend as a Result

Rutgers Law Review Commentaries, (2016)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2016
Joseph Lavitt
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Abstract:

Duty to Defend, Liability Insurance, Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance, Breach of the Duty to Defend, Breach of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing, Insurance, Breach of Contract, Hadley v. Baxedale, recoup defense costs, excess liability, legal uncertainty, ambiguity