Kenneth S. Abraham

University of Virginia School of Law

David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

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Scholarly Papers (22)

Automated Vehicles and Manufacturer Responsibility for Accidents: A New Legal Regime for a New Era

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-19, Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2018
Kenneth S. Abraham and Robert L. Rabin
University of Virginia School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 424 (67,671)

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tort liability, automated vehicles, driverless cars

Automated Vehicles and Manufacturer Responsibility for Accidents: A New Legal Regime for a New Era

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 105, 2019, Forthcoming, Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Apr 2018
Kenneth S. Abraham and Robert L. Rabin
University of Virginia School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 131 (220,318)
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The Lawlessness of Arbitration

UVA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 02-09
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Nov 2002
Kenneth S. Abraham and J.W. Montgomery
University of Virginia School of Law and Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue - Pittsburgh
Downloads 546 (49,872)
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The Trouble with Negligence

UVA School of Law, Public Law Working Paper No. 00-13
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Dec 2000
Kenneth S. Abraham
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 436 (66,099)
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Strict Liability in Negligence

61 DePaul Law Review 271 (2012)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2012
Kenneth S. Abraham
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 399 (73,554)

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Negligence, strict liability, torts

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Four Conceptions of Insurance

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-34
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2013
Kenneth S. Abraham
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 358 (83,373)

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Insurance

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The Transformation of the Civil Trial and the Emergence of American Tort Law

Arizona Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2016-57
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 23 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2018
Kenneth S. Abraham and G. Edward White
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 240 (128,278)

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torts, evidence, civil trial, tort law history

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Catastrophic Oil Spills and the Problem of Insurance

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 May 2011
Kenneth S. Abraham
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 240 (128,278)
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The Puzzle of the Dignitary Torts

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-18
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 Mar 2018
Kenneth S. Abraham and G. Edward White
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 211 (145,296)

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torts, privacy, dignitary torts

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Custom, Non-Customary Practice, and Negligence

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2009-02
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2009
Kenneth S. Abraham
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 190 (160,326)

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negligence, tort liability, custom

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The Genie and the Bottle: Collateral Sources Under the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund

UVA School of Law, Public Law Working Paper 03-1; U of Michigan Law, Public Law Working Paper 25; Michigan Law and Economics Research Paper 405580
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 May 2003
Kenneth S. Abraham and Kyle D. Logue
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 181 (167,476)

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Self-Proving Causation

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2013-31
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2013
Kenneth S. Abraham
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 161 (185,394)

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torts, causation

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There’s No Such Thing as Affirmative Duty

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-59
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 25 Oct 2018
Kenneth S. Abraham and Leslie Kendrick
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 159 (187,458)

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Torts, Duty, Affirmative Duties, Acts & Omissions

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Prosser and His Influence

Journal of Tort Law, 2013, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-51
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2016
Kenneth S. Abraham and G. Edward White
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 144 (203,471)

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The Common Law Prohibition on Party Testimony and the Development of Tort Liability

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Sep 2008
Kenneth S. Abraham
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 141 (206,979)

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Torts, Tort Liability

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Torts Without Names, New Torts, and the Future of Liability for Intangible Harm

American University Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-12
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Kenneth S. Abraham and G. Edward White
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 118 (237,690)

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First Amendment Imperialism and the Constitutionalization of Tort Liability

Texas Law Review (Forthcoming), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-44
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Aug 2019
Kenneth S. Abraham and G. Edward White
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 101 (265,091)

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First Amendment, Tort Liability

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Tort Luck and Liability Insurance

Rutgers University Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2018-06, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-17
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2018
Kenneth S. Abraham
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 96 (274,195)

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Tort Liability, Liability Insurance

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Plain Meaning, Extrinsic Evidence, and Ambiguity: Myth and Reality in Insurance Policy Interpretation

Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-06
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
Kenneth S. Abraham
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 89 (287,798)
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Insurance law, Insurance, Contract Interpretation

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Risk Aversion, Insurance Insurance, and the Limits of Regulation

5 U.C. Irvine Law Review 513 (2015), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Feb 2016
Kenneth S. Abraham
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 59 (362,157)
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insurance, insurance regulation

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The Liability Insurer's Duty to Settle Uncertain and Mixed Claims

Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 337, 2015, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
Kenneth S. Abraham
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 51 (387,673)

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liability insurance, duty to settle

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Recovering Wagner v. International Railway Company

Touro Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-16
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2018
Kenneth S. Abraham and G. Edward White
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 44 (412,101)

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torts, negligence, rescue, proximate cause

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Jefferson's Fire Insurance Policy and Monticello's Reconstruction of Slavery

19 Green Bag 2d 11 (2015), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
Kenneth S. Abraham
University of Virginia School of Law
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