Christopher J. Robinette

Widener University - Commonwealth Law School

Professor of Law

3800 Vartan Way

Harrisburg, PA 17110-9380

United States

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Can There Be a Unified Theory of Torts? A Pluralist Suggestion from History and Doctrine

Brandeis Law Journal, Vol. 43, p. 369, 2005
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Sep 2005
Christopher J. Robinette
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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2.

The Prosser Notebook: Classroom as Biography and Intellectual History

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-04
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
Christopher J. Robinette
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Abstract:

Torts, Prosser

3.

Torts Rationales, Pluralism, and Isaiah Berlin

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 14, p. 329, 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Aug 2006
Christopher J. Robinette
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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4.

Why Civil Recourse Theory is Incomplete

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 78, p. 431, 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-26
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
Christopher J. Robinette
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 155 (147,929)

Abstract:

Torts, Tort Reform, Civil Recourse

5.

Apportioning Liability in Maryland Tort Cases: Time to End Contributory Negligence and Joint and Several Liability

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 73, 2014, p. 701-, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-61, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-76
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
Donald G. Gifford and Christopher J. Robinette
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 112 (148,716)

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contributory negligence, comparative negligence, comparative fault, precedent, stare decisis, common law, overruling, legislative inaction, joint and several liability, proportionate liability, several liability, reallocation, contribution, seat belt nonuse, multiple tortfeasors, absent tortfeasors

6.

Two Roads Diverge for Civil Recourse Theory

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 88, 2013, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-14
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Aug 2012
Christopher J. Robinette
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Abstract:

Torts, Products Liability

7.

Peace: A Public Purpose for Punitive Damages?

Charleston Law Review (Symposium Issue), Vol. 2, p. 327, 2008, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-40
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
Christopher J. Robinette
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Abstract:

punitive damages, peace, Sebok

8.

Crimtorts: Introduction

Widener Law Journal (Symposium), Vol. 17, No. 3, 2008, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-44
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
Christopher J. Robinette
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Abstract:

crimtorts, torts, punitive damages

9.

The Prosser Letters: 1917-1948

101 Iowa L. Rev. 1143 (2016), Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-06
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2016
Christopher J. Robinette
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Abstract:

torts, legal history, William Prosser

10.

Party Autonomy in Tort Theory and Reform

6 J. Tort Law (2015), Forthcoming, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-02
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
Christopher J. Robinette
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Jeffrey O’Connell, tort theory, no-fault, individualized justice, compensation, deterrence, efficiency, resolution, settlement, non-economic damages, early offers

11.

The Prosser Letters: Scholar As Dean

10 J. Tort Law (2017), Forthcoming , Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 17-06
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Jul 2017
Christopher J. Robinette and Kyle Graham
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and California Supreme Court
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Abstract:

torts, legal history, products liability, William Prosser, Prosser