Benjamin C. Zipursky

Fordham University School of Law

140 West 62nd Street

New York, NY 10023

United States

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Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

Philosophy of Tort Law: Between the Esoteric and the Banal

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jun 2004
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Torts as Wrongs

Texas Law Review, Vol. 88, 2010 , Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1576644
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 26 Mar 2010
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Tort Law and Responsibility

In John Oberdiek, ed., Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Torts (2014, Forthcoming), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2268683
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 May 2013
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Accountability, Affirmative Duty, Civil Recourse, Coleman, Comparative Fault, Corrective Justice, Damages, Duty of Repair, Hart, Hershovitz, Honoré, Liability, Localized Distributive Justice, Outcome-Responsibility, Perry, Remedies, Repair, Responsibility, Rights of Action, Strict Products Liability

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Foreseeability in Breach, Duty and Proximate Cause

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1247, 2009, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1601303
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 May 2010
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Torts, Negligence, Duty, Breach, Proximate Cause, Foreseeability, Restatement (Third) of Torts, Judge/Jury

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Rights and Responsibility in the Law of Torts

D. Nolan & A. Robertson (eds.), Rights and Private Law, pp. 251-274, (2012), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2076341, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-25
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2012
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Civil Recourse, Coleman, Corrective Justice, Epstein, Fletcher, Hohfeld, Perry, Privilege, Recourse, Reciprocity, Redress, Relational Duties, Responsibility, Rights of Action, Ripstein, Rights, Torts, Tort Law, Wrongs

6.

A Theory of Punitive Damages

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Tort Law and Moral Luck

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 92, 2007, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Sep 2007
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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causation, Holmes, luck, norms, objective standard, Posner, redress, responsibility, Schroeder, Waldron, wrongs

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The Place of Reliance in Fraud

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 48, p. 1001, 2006, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-02
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jan 2007
John C. P. Goldberg, Anthony J. Sebok and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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consumer protection, deceit, duty, fraud, misrepresentation, private rights of action, proximate cause, relational duty, reliance, securities fraud, tortious interference

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Hohfeldian Analysis and the Separation of Rights and Powers

The Legacy of Wesley Hohfeld: Edited Major Works, Select Personal Papers, and Original Commentaries (Shyam Balganesh, Ted Sichelman & Henry Smith eds., Cambridge University Press, 2018 Forthcoming), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2894521
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Jan 2017
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Choice Theory, Claim Rights, Common Law, Critical Legal Studies, Feinberg, Hart, Hohfeld, Interest Theory, Legal Realism, Legislation, Powers, Privileges, Remedies, Torts

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The Easy Case for Products Liability: A Response to Professors Polinsky and Shavell

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 123, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1577653
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2010
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Unrealized Torts

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 14 Nov 2002
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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assault, disease, duty, emotional distress, equitable relief, fear, future injury, harm, inchoate, injury, medical monitoring, negligence, recourse, risk, threat

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The Distinction Between Private Law and Public Law

Research Handbook on Private Law Theories (Hanoch Dagan & Benjamin Zipursky eds., 2021 Forthcoming), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3641950
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Hanoch Dagan and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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Seeing Tort Law from the Internal Point of View: Holmes and Hart on Legal Duties

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1563, 2006, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-03, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 957601
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Jan 2007
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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bad man, common law, duty, Hart, Holmes, internal point of view, obligations, positivism, tort, tort theory, wrongs

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Corrective Justice in an Age of Mass Torts

PHILOSOPHY AND THE LAW OF TORTS, G. Postema, ed., pp. 214-249, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2001
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Jul 2008
Arthur Ripstein and Benjamin C. Zipursky
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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Rawls in Tort Theory: Themes and Counter-Themes

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Jun 2004
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Pragmatism, Positivism, and the Conventionalistic Fallacy

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Oct 2004
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Consent versus Closure

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 96, p. 265, 2011, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1560035
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2011
Howard M. Erichson and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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mass tort, aggregate settlement, Vioxx, civil recourse, informed consent, conflict of interest, settlement, class action, aggregate litigation

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Civil Recourse Revisited

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 341, 2011, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2076340, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-23
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2012
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Civil Recourse, Contracts, Corrective Justice, Interpretation, Recourse, Redress, Torts, Tort Law, Vengeance, Wrongs

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Shielding Duty: How Attending to Assumption of Risk, Attractive Nuisance, and Other 'Quaint' Doctrines Can Improve Decisionmaking in Negligence Cases

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 79, p. 329, 2006, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-10, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 909548
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 May 2006
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Assumption of Risk, California Supreme Court, Duty, Emergency Doctrine, Emotional Distress, Premises Liability, Recreational Activities, Dillon v. Legg, KFC v. Superior Court, Knight v. Jewett, Ornelas v. Randolph, Rowland v. Christian

20.

Sleight of Hand

William & Mary Law Review, Symposium, Forthcoming, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 960048
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jan 2007
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Intervening Wrongdoing in Tort: The Restatement (Third)’s Unfortunate Embrace of Negligent Enabling

Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 10-09
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2010
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Apportionment, Attribution, Affirmative Duty, Causation, Concurrent Negligence, Intervening Wrong, Modified Comparative Fault, Negligence, Negligent Enabling, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Marketing, Proximate Cause, Social Host Liability, Superseding Cause, Torts

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Reasonableness In and Out of Negligence Law

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 163, p. 2131, 2015, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2663658
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Sep 2015
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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reasonable, negligence, tort, risk, reasonable person, Hand formula, Posner, Terry, breach

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The Strict Liability in Fault and the Fault in Strict Liability

85 Fordham L. Rev. 743 (2016), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2871328
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Nov 2016
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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The Fraud-on-The-Market Tort

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 66, 2013, Forthcoming, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 339387
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2013
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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10b5, Amgen, Class Actions, Basic, Blackmun, Brennan, Deceit, Dura, Economic Loss, Fraud, Fraud on the Market, Loss Causation, Scienter, Securities Fraud, Tort

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Richard Epstein and the Cold War in Torts

Journal of Tort Law, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2010, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1719750
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Epstein, Torts, Negligence, Strict Liability, Causation, Takings

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Two Dimensions of Responsibility in Crime, Tort and Moral Luck

Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1016170, Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Vol. 9, p. 281, 2007
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Sep 2007
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Triangular Torts and Fiduciary Duties

in Andrew Gold & Paul B. Miller, Contract, Status and Fiduciary Law (2016, Forthcoming), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2770722, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-31
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Duty, Attorneys, Clients, False Memories, Fiduciary, Foreseeability, Loyalty, Malpractice, Negligence, Recovered Memories, Physicians, Privity, Professionals, Therapists, Therapy, Torts, Triangular Torts

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Punitive Damages after Philip Morris USA v. Williams

Court Review, Vol. 44, p. 134, 2008-2009, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1601351
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 May 2010
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Torts, Punitive Damages, Due Process, Procedural Due Process, Civil Recourse, Reprehensibility

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The Myths of Macpherson

9 Journal of Tort Law (2016, Forthcoming), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2770725, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-32
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Adjudication, Cardozo, Common Law, Duty, Escola, Instrumentalism, MacPherson v. Buick, Negligence, Pragmatism, Preemption, Privity, Traynor

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Legal Obligations and the Internal Aspect of Rules

Fordham Law Review Vol. 75, No. 1229, 2007, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1016173
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Sep 2007
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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The Monsanto Lecture: Online Defamation, Legal Concepts, and the Good Samaritan

Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2016, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3155248
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Apr 2018
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Defamation, Internet Law, Libel, Slander, Torts, Statutory Interpretation, Good Samaritan, Republication, Misfeasance, Nonfeasance, Publication, Duty

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From Riggs v. Palmer to Shelley v. Kraemer: The Continuing Significance of the Law-Equity Distinction

Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Equity (Dennis Klimchuk, Irit Samet & Henry Smith eds., Oxford Univ. Press 2018 Forthcoming), Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 18-29
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 May 2018 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2018
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Civil Recourse, Corrective Justice, Contract, Equity, Injunctive Relief, Judges, Moore v. Regents, Private Law, Riggs v. Palmer, Shelley v. Kraemer, State Action, Torts

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Accidents of the Great Society

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 13 Oct 2004
Benjamin C. Zipursky and John C. P. Goldberg
Fordham University School of Law and Harvard Law School
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Two Takes on Truth in Normative Discourse

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 90, pp. 525-533, 2010, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1600797
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 May 2010
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Truth, Skepticism, Interpretation, Judicial Review, Dworkin

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Tort Theory, Private Attorneys General, and State Action: From Mass Torts to Texas S.B. 8

Journal of Tort Law (2022)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Jan 2022
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Abortion, Chilling Effect, Deterrence, Enforcement, IIED, Injunctions, Jackson, Mass Torts, Tort Reform, Tort Theory, Private Attorney General, Outrage, Private Law, Private Right of Action, Posner, Prosser, Public Law, S.B. 8, State Action, Supreme Court, Texas, Tort, Tort Theory

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Snyder v. Phelps, Outrageousness, and the Open Texture of Tort Law

DePaul Law Review, Forthcoming, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1687688
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Oct 2010
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Civil Recourse Defended: A Reply to Posner, Calabresi, Rustad, Chamallas, and Robinette

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 88, No. 569, 2013, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2268668
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 May 2013
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Cardozo, Calabresi, Chamallas, civil recourse, corrective justice, damages, duty, economic analysis of Tort Law, emotional distress, Holmes, Posner, pragmatic conceptualism, punitive damages, realism, rights of action, Robinette, Rustad, tort, wrongs

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The Supreme Court's Stealth Return to the Common Law of Torts

Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2843601
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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defamation, Daubert, emotional distress, Erie, federalism, free speech, general common law, New York Times v. Sullivan, preemption, privacy, punitive damages, Supreme Court, Swift, tort law

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Substantive Standing, Civil Recourse, and Corrective Justice

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 299, 2011, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2117957
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2012
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Accountability, Civil Recourse, Corrective Justice, Darwall, Duty, Gardner, Recourse, Redress, Relational Duties, Responsibility, Ripstein, Rights, Self-Defense, Torts, Tort Law, Vengeance, Weinrib, Wrongs

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Legal Positivism and the Good Lawyer: A Commentary on W. Bradley Wendel’s Lawyers and Fidelity to Law

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 24, No. 1165, 2011, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2117543
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Jul 2012
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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adversary system, advocacy, candor, counseling, duty, fidelity, Hart, internal point of view, interpretation, jurisprudence, lawyer/client relationship, legal ethics, legal positivism, litigation, loyalty, professional responsibility, truth

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Minimalism, Perfectionism, and Common Law Constitutionalism: Reflections on Sunstein's and Fleming's Efforts to Find the Sweet Spot in Constitutional Theory

Fordham Law Review Vol. 75, p. 2997, Fordham Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1016201
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Sep 2007
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Convergence and Contrast in Tort Scholarship: An Essay in Honor of Robert Rabin

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 467, 2012, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2132805
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Civil Recourse, Compensation, Damages, Enterprise Liability, Fault, Formalism, Law and Society, Pain and Suffering, Rabin, Realism, Seffert, Strict Liability, Tort, Tort Reform, Traynor

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A Precedent-Based Critique of Legal Positivism

Philosophical Foundations of Precedent, T. Endicott, H. Kristjansson, S. Lewis, eds. (OUP 2022), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4078046, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 22-06
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 10 May 2022
Benjamin C. Zipursky and John C. P. Goldberg
Fordham University School of Law and Harvard Law School
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Precedent, Legal Positivism, Stare Decisis, Jurisprudence, Tort, Raz, Dworkin, Distinguishing, Affirmative Duty, Principles, Legal Reasoning, Natural Law

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Integrity and the Incongruities of Justice: A Review of Daniel Markovits, A Modern Legal Ethics: Adversary Advocacy in a Democratic Age

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, 2010, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1600808
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 May 2010 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2011
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law
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Legal Ethics, Professional Responsibility, Integrity, Justice, Duty of Loyalty

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Case-Linked Jurisdiction and Busybody States

105 Minn. L. Rev. Headnotes (2020 Forthcoming), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper 3701005
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Howard M. Erichson, John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law, Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Foreword: Urban Bioethics

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 4, 1996
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Apr 2016
Elizabeth B. Cooper and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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Palsgraf, Punitive Damages, and Preemption

125 Harvard Law Review 1757 (2012), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2111461
Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law

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The Model of Social Facts

Posted: 26 Oct 2001
Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law

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