Richard L. Cupp

Pepperdine University School of Law

John W. Wade Professor of Law

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90263

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

24

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Moving Beyond Animal Rights: A Legal/Contractualist Critique

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 46, 2009, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009/11
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 May 2009 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2013
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 991 (20,398)
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animal, animal rights, discrimination, civil rights, romance of rights, animal law, contract, social contract, contractualist, animal welfare

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Children, Chimps, and Rights Arguments from 'Marginal' Cases

45 Ariz. St. L.J. 1 (2013), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012/12
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2013
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 328 (85,847)

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animal, children, personhood, rights, human, legal rights paradigm, non-human, capacity, autonomy, intelligent, social contract, cognition, humanity, society, moral, treatment, slippery slope, adult

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Animals as More Than 'Mere Things,' but Still Property: A Call for Continuing Evolution of the Animal Welfare Paradigm

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Forthcoming, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Animal Law, Animal Rights, Animal Personhood, Animal Welfare Paradigm, Legal Personhood

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Cognitively Impaired Humans, Intelligent Animals, and Legal Personhood

69 Fla. L. Rev. 465, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016/12
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 May 2016 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2018
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Human rights, disability rights, animal law, legal personhood, animal legal personhood, animal personhood, animal rights, jurisprudence, legal philosophy, disability law

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Preemption's Rise (and Bit of a Fall) as Products Liability Reform: Wyeth, Riegel, Altria, and the Restatement (Third)'s Prescription Product Design Defect Standard

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 3, p. 727, 2009, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009/20
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2013
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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tort, restatement, Wyeth, Riegel, Altria, Daubert, Cipollone, products liability, prescription, defect, medical, FDA, design liability, pharmaceutical, preemption, design, warn, immunity, Supreme Court, manufacture

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International Tobacco Litigation’s Evolution as a United States Torts Law Export: To Canada and Beyond?

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 38, P. 283, 2011, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010/19
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2011
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Tort, Tobacco, United States, Canada, World Health Organization, WHO, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Litigation, Settlement, Expensive, International, Lawsuits, Healthcare, Foreign

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A Dubious Grail: Seeking Tort Law Expansion and Limited Personhood as Stepping Stones Toward Abolishing Animals' Property Status

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 60, 2007
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 May 2009
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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animals, animal rights, animal law, animal advocacy, intelligent, primates, chimpanzees, tort, tort law, standing, plaintiff, limited personhood, property, animals as property

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The Rhetoric of Strict Products Liability Versus Negligence: An Empirical Analysis

New York University Law Review, Vol. 77, 2002
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 03 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2013
Richard L. Cupp and Danielle Polage
Pepperdine University School of Law and Pepperdine University - Seaver College
Downloads 217 (132,364)
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product liability, negligence, empirical, defective design, failure to warn, tort, risk/utility analysis, implied warranty of merchantability, reasonableness, plaintiff, defendant, trial strategy

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Litigating Nonhuman Animal Legal Personhood

50 Texas Tech Law Review 573 (2018), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017/10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2018
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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human rights, animal rights, animal law, habeas corpus, animal welfare, personhood, legal personhood, jurisprudence

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Successor Liability for Defective Products: A Redesign Ongoing

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 4, 2007, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008/4
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2009
Richard L. Cupp and Christopher L. Frost
Pepperdine University School of Law and University of Oklahoma
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products liability, successor liability

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Focusing on Human Responsibility Rather than Legal Personhood for Nonhuman Animals

33 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. 517 (2016), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 May 2016 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2016
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Human rights, disability rights, animal law, legal personhood, animal legal personhood, animal personhood, animal rights, jurisprudence, legal philosophy, disability law

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Edgy Animal Welfare

95 Denv. L. Rev. 865, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018/11
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2018
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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animal welfare, animal rights, legal reform, cost benefit analysis, Connecticut, animal advocacy statute, legal personhood

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In Praise of Moral Judgment: The Restatement (Third) of Torts and Flagrant 'Bad Guy' Trespassers

Wake Forest Law Review Forum, Vol. 1, 2010, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011/13
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Apr 2011
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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tort, Restatement, trespasser, landowner, injury, liability, claim, ALI, flagrant

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Believing in Products Liability: Reflections on Daubert, Doctrinal Evolution, and David Owen's Products Liability Law

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 40, 2006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Daubert, Products Liability, Torts, Evidence

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Proximate Cause, the Proposed Basic Principles Restatement, and Products Liability

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 53, 2002
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2009
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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proximate cause, products liability, tort, legal cause, results-within-the-risk, reasonable foreseeabilty, legal cause, strict liability, liability, design defect, warning defect, negligence

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Asbestos Litigation and Bankruptcy: A Case Study for Ad Hoc Public Policy Limitations on Joint and Several Liability

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 31, 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Oct 2010
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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tort, asbestos, litigate, damages, illness, bankruptcy, defendant, liability, public policy, joint and several liability, mitigation, litigation, crisis

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Seeking Redemption for Torts Law – A Review of ‘Holding Bishops Accountable: How Lawsuits Helped the Catholic Church Confront Clergy Sexual Abuse’ by Timothy D. Lytton (Harvard University Press 2008)

Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 27, 2011, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011/16
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 May 2011
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Book Review, Holding Bishops Accountable, Timothy Lytton, Catholic Church, Child Molestation Lawsuits, Torts, Clergy, Church

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Human Responsibility, Not Legal Personhood, for Nonhuman Animals

Engage, Vol. 16, Iss. 2, 2015, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jun 2016
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Nonhuman Animals, Legal Personhood, Habeas Corpus, Chimpanzees, Cognitive Impairment

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A Morality Play’s Third Act: Revisiting Addiction, Fraud and Consumer Choice in 'Third Wave' Tobacco Litigation

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 46, 1998
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Apr 2010
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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tort, tobacco, products liability, litigation, lawsuit, judge, jury, assumption of risk, addiction, third wave, morality, smokers, cigarettes

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Religious Torts: Applying the Consent Doctrine as Definitional Balancing

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 19, 1986
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Apr 2010
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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tort, Constitution, religion, religious, church, free exercise, consent, litigation, First Amendment

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State Medical Reimbursement Lawsuits after Tobacco: Is the Domino Effect for Lead Paint Manufacturers and Others Fair Game?

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 27, 2000
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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tort, medical, tobacco, lead paint, settlement, mass tort, regulation, legislation

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Redesigning Successor Liability

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 1999, No. 3, 1999
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Jul 2010
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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products liability, successor liability, tort, successor corporation, Restatement, channeling back, CERCLA, litigation, legislation, fraud exception

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Rethinking Conscious Design Liability for Prescription Drugs: The Restatement (Third) Standard Versus a Negligence Approach

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 63, 1994
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2013
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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torts, restatement, prescription, medication, medicine, drug, pharmaceutical, liability, design defect, immunity, consumer protection, product liability, negligence

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The Continuing Search for Proper Perspective: Whose Reasonableness Should be at Issue in a Prescription Product Design Defect Analysis?

Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 30, 1999
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Apr 2010
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
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tort, Restatement, products liability, prescription, drug, medication, pharmaceutical, design defect, reasonable, manufacturer, healthcare