Alan Calnan

Southwestern Law School

3050 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90010

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Reasonableness, Justice and the No-Duty-To-Rescue Rule of Torts

Southwestern Law School Working Paper No. 0711
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2007
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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torts, reasonableness, duty, duty to rescue, corrective justice, distributive justice, self-defense, necessity, emergency, risk, agency

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The Fault(s) in Negligence Law

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 25, p. 695, 2007, Southwestern Law School Working Paper No. 0712
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2007
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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Negligence, Fault, Intentional Torts, Strict Liability, Duty to Rescue, Standard of Care, Mental Incapacity, Liberalism

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Strict Liability and the Liberal Justice Theory of Torts

New Mexico Law Review, Spring 2008, Southwestern Law School Working Paper No. 0710
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2007
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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torts, strict liability, justice, liberalism

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Anomalies in Intentional Tort Law

Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 1, p. 187, 2005
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 May 2005
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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What's Wrong With Torts as Wrongs (or Redirecting Civil Recourse Theory)

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2011
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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Goldberg, Zipursky, Torts, Descriptive Theory, Interpretive Theory, Civil Recourse, Wrongs, Strict Liability, Human Sciences, Instrumentalism

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The Instrumental Justice of Private Law

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 31 Mar 2009
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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Instrumentalism, Consequentialism, Deontology, Pragmatism, Autonomism, Justice, Distributive Justice, Rights, Torts, Contracts, Criminal Law, Behavioral Science, Deterrence, Law and Economics, Law and Politics, Reasonableness Standard, Duty, Strict Liability

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In Defense of the Liberal Justice Theory of Torts: A Reply to Professors Goldberg and Zipursky

NYU Journal of Law and Liberty, 2005
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 25 May 2005
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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Beyond Jurisprudence

27 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 1 (2017), Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2016-7
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2018
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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General Jurisprudence, Legal Positivism, Logical Positivism, Social Theory, Naturalized Epistemology, Ontology, Complex Systems Theory, Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, Moral Psychology, Anthropology, Consilience, Complementarity, Coordination Dynamics

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A Consumer-Use Approach to Products Liability

University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 33, p. 755, 2003
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2008
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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Products Liability, Misuse, Strict Liability, Consumer, Premises Liability, Entrant Classification System, Efficiency, Fairness, Defectiveness, Risk-Utility Test, Consumer Expectation Test

10.

Torts As Systems

Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Vol. 28, 2019
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 26 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2019
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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Complex Systems, Complementarity, Coordination Dynamics, Homeostasis, Biology, Neuroscience, Psychology, Sociology, Intentional Torts, Negligence, Strict Liability, Emotional Distress, Premises Liability, Strict Products Liability, Process Theory, Corrective Justice, Civil Recourse

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The Distorted Reality of Civil Recourse Theory

Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 159, 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jun 2012
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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civil recourse theory, Goldberg, Zipursky, torts, negligence, duty, strict liability, public policy, instrumentalism, jurisprudence, wrongs, social science, natural science

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Defenseless Self-Defense: An Essay on Goldberg and Zipursky's Civil Recourse Defended

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 20 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2013
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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torts, civil recourse theory, civil defense, Goldberg, Zipursky, prescriptive, reductive, plural, wrongs, rights, Freud, moral development theory, defense mechanisms, reciprocal altruism, triune brain theory, social cognition theory, neuroscience, evolutionary biology, due process, probable cause

13.

Systematizing Social Legal Theory

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2018
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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Social Legal Theory, Emergence, Holism, Realism, Sociology, Social Structure, Complex Systems Theory, Consilience, Complementarity, Coordination Dynamics, Homeostasis, Epigenetics, Gene-Culture Coevolution

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The Right to Civil Defense in Torts: Chapter 1 - The Incivility of Civil Litigation

A. Calnan, The Right to Civil Defense in Torts, Carolina Academic Press, 2013
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2016
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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torts, civil defense, civil recourse, due process, negligence, intentional torts, strict liability, privileges, probable cause, duty

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Toward 'Jurisilience'

Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2015-23
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 17 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 31 May 2016
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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General Jurisprudence, Positivism, Natural Law, Social Theory, Epistemology, Ontology, Natural Science, Social Science, Humanities, Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, Moral Psychology, Anthropology, Hermeneutics, Rhetoric, Consilience, Complementarity, Coordination Dynamics

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Systems Science and the Supreme Court

Wake Forest Law Review Online (Sept. 30, 2016)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2017
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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Supreme Court, Complex Systems Theory, Complementarity, Coordination Dynamics, Constitutional Interpretation

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Law's Coevolution

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2019
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
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General Jurisprudence, Legal Positivism, Legal Realism, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Complexity, Systems Science, Network Theory, Coevolution, Emergence, Coordination Dynamics, Epigenetics

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Civil Defense against Civil Recourse

Posted: 03 Nov 2012
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School

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Torts, Civil Defense, Civil Recourse, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings, Writ of Conspiracy, Probable Cause, Duty

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Due Process and Civil Defense Redux

The Right to Civil Defense in Torts, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2012
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School

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Torts, Civil Litigation, Due Process, Fourteenth Amendment, State Action, Civil Defense, Civil Recourse, Punitive Damages, Preliminary Injunctions, Replevin

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Due Process and Civil Defense

A. Calnan, THE RIGHT TO CIVIL DEFENSE IN TORTS: CHAPTER 3, Forthcoming
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2012
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School

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torts, civil defense, due process, civil recourse, Magna Carta, replevin, preliminary injunction, punitive damages

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Duty and Integrity in Tort Law

Carolina Academic Press 2009
Posted: 02 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2013
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School

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Duty, Negligence, Intentional Torts, Strict Liability, Distributive Justice, Corrective Justice, Dworkin, Integrity, Trespass, Trespass on the Case, Holmes, Instrumentalism, Pragmatism, Realism, Deontology, Multifactor Analysis, Restatement (Third) of Torts, Foreseeability, Spousal Duty, Rules