Robert L. Rabin

Stanford Law School

A. Calder Mackay Professor of Law

559 Nathan Abbott Way

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

United States

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Scholarly Papers (39)

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
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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
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The Third Wave of Tobacco Tort Litigation

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Sep 2001
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Reassessing Regulatory Compliance

Stanford Law School, Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Jan 2000
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Reassessing Regulatory Compliance

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 88, No. 6, 2000
Posted: 18 Jan 2000
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School

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Emotional Distress in Tort Law: Themes of Constraint

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 1197, 2009, Stanford Public Law Working No. 1521737
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Dec 2009
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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emotional distress, tort law

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Financial Compensation for Catastrophic Loss in the United States

Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 106, FINANCIAL COMPENSATION FOR VICTIMS OF CATASTROPHES: A COMPARATIVE LEGAL APPROACH, M. Faure, T. Hartlief, eds., Springer, 2006
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Apr 2005
Robert L. Rabin and Suzanne A. Bratis
Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
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The September 11 Victim Compensation Fund: A Circumscribed Response or an Auspicious Model

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Oct 2003
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Pain and Suffering and Beyond: Some Thoughts on Recovery for Intangible Loss

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 55, 2006, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 895606
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Apr 2006
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Intangible Damages in American Tort Law: A Roadmap

Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2727885
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Feb 2016
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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torts, damages

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Past as Prelude: The Legacy of Five Landmarks of Twentieth Century Injury Law for the Future of Torts

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Dec 2003
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Tobacco Control Strategies: Past Efficacy and Future Promise

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, 2008, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1262529
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 04 Sep 2008
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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The Fault of Not Knowing: A Comment

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Oct 2002
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Respecting Boundaries and the Economic Loss Rule in Tort

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 48, pp. 857-70, 2006, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 980348
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Apr 2007
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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The John G. Fleming Lecture: A Brief History of Accident Law – Tort and the Administrative State

Tort Law Review, Forthcoming, Volume 20, 2012, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2034458
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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The Torts History Scholarship of Gary Schwartz: A Commentary

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Oct 2002
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Tort as a Litigation Lottery: A Misconceived Metaphor

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 52, p. 267, 2011 , Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1690844, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 416, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2011
Timothy D. Lytton, Robert L. Rabin and Peter H. Schuck
Georgia State University College of Law, Stanford Law School and Yale University - Law School
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tort law, tort reform

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Harms from Exposure to Toxic Substances: The Limits of Liability Law

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2011, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1747907
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2014
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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toxic harms

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The Pervasive Role of Uncertainty in Tort Law: Rights and Remedies

DePaul Law Review, Forthcoming, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1695235
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Oct 2010
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Tort law

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Perspectives on Privacy, Data Security and Tort Law

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 66, 2017, Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Jul 2017
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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data security, data breaches, torts, privacy

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Reflections on Tort and the Administrative State

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 2, 2012, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2133042
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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torts, administrative state, tort doctrine, regulatory compliance, preemption

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The Renaissance of Accident Law Plans Revisited

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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The Quest for Fairness in Compensating Victims of September 11

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Mar 2003
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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The Case for Specially Compensating the Victims of Terrorist Attacks: An Assessment

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2007, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1097674, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1087674
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
Robert L. Rabin and Stephen D. Sugarman
Stanford Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Territorial Claims in the Domain of Accident Law: Conflicting Conceptions of Tort Preemption

Brooklyn Law Review , Vol. 74, No. 3, 2009, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1411262
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 May 2009
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Reassessing the Regulation of High-Risk Medical Device Cases

Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 May 2019
Robert L. Rabin and Alyssa J. Picard
Stanford Law School and Stanford University, School of Law
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Indeterminate Future Harm in the Context of September 11

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Aug 2004
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Judge Jack Weinstein and the World of Tort: Institutional and Historical Perspectives

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 64, 2015, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2636409
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Jul 2015
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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torts, products liability

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'Dissembling and Disclosing: Physician Responsibility on the Frontiers of Tort Law'

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 281, 2008, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1289464
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Oct 2008
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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The Search for Strategies to Reduce Medical Error

Forthcoming in Jurimetrics Vol. 62 Issue No. 3 (Spring 2022)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Jun 2022
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Accommodating Tort Law: Alternative Remedies for Workplace Injuries

69 Rutgers University Law Review 1119 (2017), Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Feb 2018
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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accommodating, tort, law, often-contested territory, worker’s compensation complementarity, trade-offs, source of harm, scale of harm, incentives, third-party tort suit, direct claim against the employer, worker’s compensation no-fault benefits, stringent caps, economic loss, medical expenses

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Pursuing Public Health Through Litigation: Lessons from Tobacco and Opioids

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 285, 2021
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 30 Mar 2021
Nora Freeman Engstrom and Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
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Tobacco, Opioids, Painkillers, Tort Law, Public Health Litigation, Complex Litigation, MDLs

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Pathways to Auto Safety: Assessing the Role of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Administrative Law from the Inside Out: Essays and Themes in the Work of Jerry Mashaw, Nicholas R. Parrillo, ed., Cambridge Univ. Press, pp. 297-321, 2017, Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2017
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Some Thoughts On Compensation And Remedial Relief For Disasters In The American Legal System

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 115, 2020
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Feb 2021
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Dov Fox on Reproductive Negligence: A Commentary

Columbia Law Review Online, Vol. 117, pp. 228-239, October 2017, Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Oct 2017
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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The Road Not Taken: Perspectives on No-Fault Compensation for Tobacco and Opioid Victims

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 395, 2021
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jan 2022
Robert L. Rabin and Nora Freeman Engstrom
Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
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no-fault, tobacco, opioids, cigarettes, prescription painkillers, alternative compensation scheme, replacement regime

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Jeffrey O’Connell and the Compensation Principle in Accident Law: Institutional and Intellectual Perspectives

Journal of Tort Law, 2015, Forthcoming, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2573316
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Tort

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Reexamining the Pathways to Reduction in Tobacco-Related Disease

Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2014, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2315233
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Aug 2013
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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tobacco, tort, tax, regulation, FDA, public policy, health

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Corporate Responsibility in Mass Disaster Cases

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 601, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Apr 2023
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Stephen Sugarman and the World of Responsibility for Injurious Conduct

109 Cal. L. Rev. 369 (2021), Stanford Public Law Working Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Apr 2021
Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School
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Felons, Outlaws, and Tort's Troubling Treatment of the 'Wrongdoer' Plaintiff

16 J. Tort L. 43 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1515/jtl-2023-0022
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Sep 2023
Nora Freeman Engstrom and Robert L. Rabin
Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
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tort law, wrongdoer rule, wrongful conduct rule, opioid litigation, legal malpractice, non-innocent party doctrine, complicity defense