Jeffrey E. Thomas

University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law

Associate Professor

5100 Rockhill Road

Kansas City, MO 64110-2499

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Harry Potter and the Law

Texas Wesleyan Law Review, 2006, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 829344, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2007-05, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2016
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, University of Georgia Law School, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Duquesne University, John Templeton Foundation, Texas A&M School of Law and University of Tennessee College of Law
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Abstract:

Children's literature, cultural studies, Harry Potter, humor, humorous, interdisciplinary, fantasy, law & literature, law & popular culture

2.

The Role of Ambiguity in Insurance Policy Interpretation

NEW Appleman on Insurance, Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law (monograph), 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Oct 2007
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 505 (37,485)

Abstract:

insurance policy, insurance contract, ambiguous, ambiguity, unambiguous, interpretation, policyholder, rules of construction, contra proferentum, insurers, adhesion, coverage, contractual language, exclusions, sudden, accidental, consistency, expectations

3.

Civil Procedure in Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Eurasia Context

IAPL World Conference on Civil Procedure, September 18-21, Moscow, Russia: Conference Book/Edited by Dmitry Maleshin; International Association of Procedural Law, Moscow, 2012, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-119, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 25/2013
Number of pages: 638 Posted: 01 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Independent, Independent, Goethe University Frankfurt, New York University School of Law, University of Florence, University of Florence, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, New York University School of Law, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Independent, University of California Irvine, School of Law, Faculty of Law, Zagreb University, University of Vienna, Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paolo, Peking University, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK), City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law, Andrassy University Budapest, University of Pavia, Department of Law, Maastricht University, School of Law, University of Oslo, Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Moscow State University - Faculty of Law, Flinders University - School of Law, Northeastern University - School of Law, University of Turin, Peter Pazmany Catholic University, Maastricht University, University of Pretoria - Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, Independent, University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law, Urals State University, Independent, Moscow State Law Academy, University of Ljubljana, Independent, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, University of South Australia - School of Law, Monash University - Department of Business Law and Taxation, University of Sao Paulo (USP), KU Leuven - Institute for Civil Procedure, University of Windsor - Faculty of Law, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Moscow State Law Academy, Uppsala University, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Saint Petersburg State University and Moscow Lomonosov State University
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Abstract:

civil procedure, legal culture

4.

The Indemnity Principle: Evolution from a Financial to a Functional Paradigm

Journal of Risk Management & Insurance, Vol. 10, No. 30, 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Dec 2008
Jeffrey E. Thomas and Brad M. Wilson
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 273 (68,869)

Abstract:

Indemnity, Customary meaning, Insurance, Property insurance, Replacement cost, Depreciation, Financial loss, Catastrophe, Moral, Contracts

5.

Crisci V. Security Insurance Co.: The Dawn of the Modern Era of Insurance: Bad Faith and Emotional Distress Damages

Nevada Law Review, Vol. 2, 2002
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Sep 2007
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 119 (167,630)

Abstract:

Crisci, Insurance, Insurer, Bad faith, Implied covenant, Good faith, Fair dealing, Emotional distress, Failure to settle, Refusal to settle, Effort to settle, Statute of Limitations, Tort, Contract

6.

Insurance Law Between Business Law and Consumer Law

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Aug 2010
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 100 (200,172)

Abstract:

Insurance, Regulation, Consumer Protection, Consumer, Commercial Risk

7.

Government Support for the Terrorism Insurance Industry: Where do We go from Here?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Sep 2008
Thomas Russell and Jeffrey E. Thomas
Santa Clara University - Department of Economics and University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 73 (253,939)

Abstract:

Terror, Terrorism, Insurance, Insurers, September 11, Terrorism-related loss, Reinsurance, Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, TRIA, CNBR

8.

The Practice: Debunking Television Myths and Stereotypes

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Nov 2008
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 58 (283,481)

Abstract:

The Practice, L.A. Law, Legal television, Perry Mason, Legal system, Drama, Fiction, Portrayal, Law, Client

9.

Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics: An Empirical Cultural Perspective on China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 57 (219,927)

Abstract:

Rule of law, Chinese characteristics, China, Hong Kong, Cultural interpretation, Empirical data, Comparative, Cultural values

10.

Making and Amending of Constitutions: Comparative and Rule of Law Perspectives on Turkey’s Constitutional Reform

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 57 (270,186)

Abstract:

New constitution, Rule of Law, Turkey, Minority rights, Individual rights, Constitutional change, Democracy

11.

Insurance Perspectives on Federal Financial Regulatory Reform: Addressing Misunderstandings and Providing a View from A Different Paradigm

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Aug 2010
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 56 (295,290)

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Financial Crisis, Insurance, AIG, Financial Regulation, Financial Reform, Insurance, Insurance Reform, Insurance Regulation

12.

Exclusion of Terrorist-Related Harms from Insurance Coverage: Do the Costs Justify the Benefits?

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 36, 2003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Sep 2007
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 47 (319,143)

Abstract:

Terrorism, terrorist, terror, insurance, September 11, exclusion, transaction costs, single-event losses, underwriting, insurable, catastrophic, loss, Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

13.

Insurance Implications of September 11 and Possible Responses

Urban Lawyer, Vol. 34, p. 727, 2002
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Dec 2008
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 36 (356,273)

Abstract:

September 11, Terrorism, Terrorist, Insurance, Single-event losses, World Trade Center, Property, Liability, Coverage, Terrorism Exclusion, Contra Proferentum

14.

Cultural Imaginary, the Rule of Law, and (Post-) Colonialism in Indonesia: Perspectives from Pramoedya Ananta Toer's 'This Earth of Mankind'

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 34 (305,436)

Abstract:

Culture, Rule of law, Indonesia, Colonial law, Colonialism, Cultural imaginary, Law and literature, Individual rights, Governmental power

15.

The Role and Powers of the Chinese Insurance Regulatory Commission in the Administration of Insurance Law in China

The Geneva Papers, Vol. 27, pp. 413-434, 2002
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2012
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 28 (366,663)
Citation 1

Abstract:

China, Insurance, Chinese Insurance Regulatory Commission, CIRC, World Trade Organization, WTO, Legal culture, Chinese insurance law, Administrative law, Enforcement

16.

Understanding Rule of Law / Supremecy of Law and Underlying Obstacles in Turkey and Around the World

Conference Proceeding Paper: International Congress on Constitutional Law, 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
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Abstract:

Rule of law, Thin theory, Turkey, Culture, Cultural values, Legal Structure, Structural barriers

17.

Report: The Need to Renew TRIA ABA TIPS Task Force on Federal Involvement in Insurance Regulation Modernization

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Jul 2014
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 16 (448,131)

Abstract:

terrorism insurance, Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, TRIA, reinsurance, Terrorism Risk Insurance Program, TRIP, insurance modernization, federal backstop

18.

Good Faith and Breach of the Duty to Settle: Perspectives from the American Law Institute Principles/Restatement Project on Liability Insurance

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jul 2015
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
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Abstract:

Liability insurance, implied covenant, good faith, duty to settle, fair dealing, Disregard the Limits standard, Equal Consideration standard

19.

Extra-Contractual Liability in the Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance: Breach of the Duty to Settle or Bad Faith?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 May 2017
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
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Abstract:

Restatement, Liability Insurance, Duty to Settle, Good Faith, Bad Faith, Objective Standard, Reasonableness, Subjective Test, Intent, Reasonable Settlement

20.

Consequences of an Insurer's Breach of the Duty to Defend: Columbia Casualty Co. v. HIAR Holdings, LLC in the Context of the ALI Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2016
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
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21.

Dynamism in U.S. Pleading Standards: Rules, Interpretation, and Implementation

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 May 2016
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
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Benefits of the U.S. Program for Terrorism Insurance from a Comparative Perspective

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 May 2016
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
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23.

The Standard for Breach of a Liability Insurer’s Duty to Make Reasonable Settlement Decisions: Exploring the Alternatives

Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 68, 2015
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
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Legal Culture and The Practice: A Postmodern Depiction of the Rule of Law

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2001
Posted: 05 Nov 2001
Jeffrey E. Thomas
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law

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