Michael K. Steenson

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Professor of Law

875 Summit Ave

St. Paul, MN 55105-3076

United States

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

The Anatomy of Emotional Distress Claims in Minnesota

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 19, pp. 1-97, 993, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1993-01
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 25 Feb 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 282 (136,617)

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IIED, NIED, Minnesota Torts, Hubbard V. United Press International, Hubbard Standards, Defamation, Zone Of Danger, Emotional Injury, Negligent Infliction Of Emotional Distress, Mental Anguish

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Defamation Per Se: Defamation by Mistake?

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 27, 2000, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2000-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Feb 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 246 (156,822)

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defamatory per se, slander, actionable per se, slander per se, first amendment, special damage, special harm

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Products Liability Law in Minnesota: Design Defect and Failure to Warn Claims

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 443-502, 1988, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1988-02
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 114 (300,847)

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Strict Liability, Negligence, Defective Design, Implied Warranty, Mccormack v. Hankscraft CO., Nondelegable Duties, Failure To Warn, Obvious Danger, Manufacturer

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A Comparative Analysis of Minnesota Products Liability Law and the Restatement Third of Torts: Products Liability

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 24, 1998, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1998-01
Number of pages: 131 Posted: 23 Feb 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 88 (356,651)

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Minnesota law, economic loss, product defect, manufacturing defect, Commercial Seller, distributor, manufacturer, integration, recall

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The Impact of 'Exceptional' Statutes on Civil Litigation in Minnesota

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 26, 2000, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2000-05
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 23 Feb 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 83 (369,575)

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Negligence per se, Minnesota law, exceptional statutes, torts, common law duty, statutory duty, strict liability, absolute liability

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A Primer on Minnesota No-Fault Automobile Insurance

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 7, 1981
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 70 (407,152)

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Minnesota No-Fault Act, automobile insurance, basic economic loss benefits, automobile insurance regulation, optional insurance coverage, torts

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Joint and Several Liability in Minnesota: The 2003 Model

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 3, p. 845, 2004
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Dec 2009
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 61 (437,149)

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liability, Minnesota law, comparative fault, loss reallocation, joint and several liability

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The Role of Primary Assumption of Risk in Civil Litigation in Minnesota

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 1, p. 115, 2003
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Dec 2009
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 61 (437,149)

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risk, Minnesota Law, Eighth Circuit, restatement of torts, apportionment of liability

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Essay: Pledging Allegiance

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2003
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Dec 2009
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 60 (440,733)

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public schools, Pledge of Allegiance, Minnesota Constitution, First Amendment

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The Legacy of the 9/11 Fund and the Minnesota I-35W Bridge-Collapse Fund: Creating a Template for Compensating Victims of Future Mass-Tort Catastrophes

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 35, 2009
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 06 Nov 2010
Michael K. Steenson and Joseph Michael Sayler
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 50 (478,820)

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torts, damages, remedies, insurance, disaster law, 9/11, September 11, bridge collapse, Minnesota law

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The Fault with Comparative Fault: The Problem of Individual Comparisons in a Modified Comparative Fault Jurisdiction

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1986
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 48 (487,025)

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Contributory negligence, vicarious liability, unit rule, combination rule, torts, modified comparative fault, joint and several liability

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Engler v. Illinois Farmers Insurance Co. and Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 4, p. 1335, 2006
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Dec 2009
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 44 (504,658)

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Torts, IIED, Intentional infliction of emotional distress, intentional torts, negligent infliction of emotional distress, Minnesota law

13.

Proximate Cause in Civil Damages Act Cases

William Mitchell Journal of Law and Practice, Vol. 2, No. 6, 2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jan 2011
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 42 (513,697)

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Civil Damages Act, liability, proximate cause, torts, negligence, Crea v. Bly, Kunza v. Pantze, alcohol sales, Osborne v. Twin Town Bowl

14.

Joint and Several Liability Minnesota Style

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 15, 1989
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 41 (518,409)

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Torts, Minnesota law, joint liability, personal injury, contributory fault, comparative negligence, negligence, loss reallocation

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No-Fault in a Fault Context: Tort Actions and Section 65B.51 of the Minnesota No-Fault Automobile Insurance Act

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 2, 1976
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Jun 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 40 (523,141)

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Torts, Car insurance, No Fault Act, automobile accident, car accident, compensation, personal injury

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Peterson v. Balach, Obvious Dangers, and the Duty of Possessors of Land in Minnesota

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 26 Dec 2009
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 40 (523,141)

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Minnesota law, torts, premises liability, notice, obvious dangers, hazards, products liability, open and obvious dangers

17.

Fundamental Rights in the 'Gray"'Area: The Right of Privacy Under the Minnesota Constitution

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 20, pp. 383-431, 1994, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1994-02
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Feb 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 36 (542,995)

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Gay Marriage, Constitutional Law, Fundamental Right, Zone Of Privacy, Roe V. Wade, Planned Parenthood V. Casey, Baker V. Nelson, Torts, Invasion Of Privacy, Minnesota Constitution

18.

Disability and Income Loss Benefits Under the Minnesota No-Fault Act

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 24, 1998, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1998-02
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 35 (548,254)

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Minnesota, torts, motor vehicle, burden of proof, no-fault act, inability to work, automobile accident, proof of loss, auto insurance

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The Character of the Minnesota Tort System

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Dec 2009
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 34 (553,611)

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Minnesota law, tort reform, torts

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Recent Legislative Responses to the Rule of Join and Several Liability

Tort and Insurance Law Journal, Vol. 23, p. 482, 1988
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Oct 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 33 (559,033)

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joint and several liability rule, tort reform legislation, joint and several liability legislation, tort reform rationale, tort law justification

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The Anatomy of Products Liability in Minnesota: Principles of Loss Allocation

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 2, 1980
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 06 Mar 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 33 (559,033)

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strict liability, negligence, warranty, loss allocation, comparative fault, chain of distribution, torts, Springrose v. Willmore

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Civil Actions for Emotional Distress and R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 18, p. 983, 1992
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 33 (559,033)

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Emotional distress, IIED, hate speech, racial slurs, First Amendment, R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul, Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire, defamation, Minnesota torts, tort law, emotional harm, Hustler Magazine v. Falwell

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With the Legislature's Permission and the Supreme Court's Consent, Common Law Social Host Liability Returns to Minnesota

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 21, pp. 45-109, 1995, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1995-02
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Feb 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 31 (569,985)

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Alcohol Liability Law, Statutory Interpretation, Social Host Liability, Torts, Minnesota Alcohol, Minnesota Civil Damages Act, Negligence

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The Fault Concept in Personal Injury Cases in Minnesota: Implications for Tort Reform

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, 1987, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1987-02
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 30 (575,712)

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Minnesota torts, Minnesota tort reform, liability insurance, products liability, negligence, civil damages act, dram shop act, obvious danger, fault, personal injury

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The Anatomy of Products Liability in Minnesota: The Theories of Recovery

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1980
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 27 (593,938)

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products liability, strict liability, Minnesota law

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Forward

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 27, 2000, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2000-01
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 16 (670,361)

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International products liability law, foreign products liability law, Minnesota products liability law, foreword, introduction

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A Thirtieth Anniversary Tribute to the William Mitchell Law Review

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2010
Michael K. Steenson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 11 (708,951)

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William Mitchell College of Law, WMCL, tribute, Minnesota, law school