John C. P. Goldberg

Harvard Law School

Professor

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1545 Massachusetts Ave

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Twentieth Century Tort Theory

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 90, 2002
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 15 Nov 2002
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,912 (5,040)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Calabresi, Coase, corrective justice, history, interpretive, negligence, Posner, pragmatism, prescriptive, private law, strict liability, theory, torts, Weinrib

2.

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
Downloads 925 (13,870)
Citation 6

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3.

Ten Half-Truths About Tort Law

Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 42, p. 1221, 2008, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-08
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Apr 2008
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 789 (21,378)

Abstract:

Accidents, Addison, Claims, Common Law, Compensation, Delict, Hilliard, Half-Truths, Holmes, Injury, Insurance, Make-Whole, Policy-Making, Pluralism, Standards of Liability, Settlement, Theory, Top-Down Theory, Torts, Trespass, Wrongs

4.

Two Conceptions of Tort Damages: Fair V. Full Compensation

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 55, 2006, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-11
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 May 2006
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 706 (23,608)

Abstract:

Torts, private wrongs, damages, injury, make whole, making whole, status quo ante, remedies, compensation, indemnification, compensatory damages, punitive damages, exemplary damages, Bacon, Blackstone, Dane, Greenleaf, Sedgwick, Austin, Holmes, Horwitz

5.

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
Downloads 576 (33,763)
Citation 5

Abstract:

causation, Holmes, luck, norms, objective standard, Posner, redress, responsibility, Schroeder, Waldron, wrongs

6.

The Constitutional Status of Tort Law: Due Process and the Right to a Law for the Redress of Wrongs

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 115, p. 524, 2005, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 05-27
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 25 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 574 (24,227)

Abstract:

affirmative rights, Blackstone, Coke, common law, constitution, due process, duty, fourteenth amendment, Hale, injury, Lochner, Locke, privileges or immunities, private law, private wrongs, protection, recourse, redress, relational duty, social contract theory, substantive due process, structural

7.

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
Downloads 544 (29,647)

Abstract:

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

8.

Torts and Estates: Remedying Wrongful Interference with Inheritance

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 65, 2013, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-10
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2013
John C. P. Goldberg and Robert H. Sitkoff
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 491 (36,151)

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9.

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
Downloads 447 (44,342)

Abstract:

consumer protection, deceit, duty, fraud, misrepresentation, private rights of action, proximate cause, relational duty, reliance, securities fraud, tortious interference

10.

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
Downloads 387 (61,114)
Citation 6

Abstract:

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

11.

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
Downloads 384 (58,209)
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12.

Unrealized Torts

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 88, 2002
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
Downloads 337 (63,645)
Citation 2

Abstract:

assault, disease, duty, emotional distress, equitable relief, fear, future injury, harm, inchoate, injury, medical monitoring, negligence, recourse, risk, threat

13.

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
Downloads 334 (66,772)
Citation 2

Abstract:

bad man, common law, duty, Hart, Holmes, internal point of view, obligations, positivism, tort, tort theory, wrongs

14.

Unloved: Tort in the Modern Legal Academy

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 55, 2002
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Nov 2002
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 326 (63,072)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Coleman, history, love, Posner, torts, Weinrib

15.

Tort Law for Federalists (and the Rest of Us): Private Law in Disguise

Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 28, 2004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Jul 2004
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 304 (74,431)

Abstract:

torts, private law, common law, redress, public law, damages, punitive damages, formalism, Federalists, Supreme Court, pragmatic conceptualism

16.

Comment: Rethinking Injury and Proximate Cause

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 40, p. 1315, 2003
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Apr 2004
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 280 (78,638)

Abstract:

Torts, Negligence, Harm, Injury, Expectancies, Proximate Cause, Wrong, Wronging, Thin Skull Rule, Recourse

17.

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
Downloads 273 (81,520)

Abstract:

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

18.

What Nobody Knows

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 104, 2006, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-12
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 May 2006
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 262 (91,398)

Abstract:

attitudinalism, casuistry, cunning, fools, Hobbes, humanism, knaves, law and economics, legal reasoning Leviathan, Machiavelli, masks, Odysseus, The Odyssey, practical reason, rationality, reductionism, self-interest, social theory, the tender years doctrine, tort

19.

Inexcusable Wrongs

103 Calif. L. Rev. 467 (2015)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 May 2015
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 252 (70,412)

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20.

The Law Student's Bill of Rights (1882)

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 22, 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 May 2005
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 251 (95,506)

Abstract:

Langdell, Holmes, Harvard, Bill of Rights, Student-Faculty Relations, Amendments, Clause, Establishment, Speech, Ratification, Legal Education

21.

Liberal Responsibility: A Comment on 'Justice for Hedgehogs'

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 90, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 235 (99,485)

Abstract:

Authenticity, Conservatives, Dignity, Duty, Dworkin, Egalitarianism, Equality, Ethics, Existentialism, Justice for Hedgehogs, Liberalism, Locke, Responsibility, Virtue

22.

Do Promises Distinguish Contract from Tort?

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 873, 2012, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 605
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Jun 2012
Curtis Bridgeman and John C. P. Goldberg
Willamette University College of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 229 (94,364)

Abstract:

Contracts, Duties, Enforcement, Fried, Gilmore, Hart, Klass, Legal, Moral, Powers, Pratt, Promise, Tort

23.

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
Downloads 222 (99,485)

Abstract:

Civil Recourse, Contracts, Corrective Justice, Interpretation, Recourse, Redress, Torts, Tort Law, Vengeance, Wrongs

24.

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
Downloads 193 (110,804)

Abstract:

10b5, Amgen, Class Actions, Basic, Blackmun, Brennan, Deceit, Dura, Economic Loss, Fraud, Fraud on the Market, Loss Causation, Scienter, Securities Fraud, Tort

25.

Accidents of the Great Society

Maryland Law Review, Symposium Issue Honoring 35th Anniversary of Guido Calabresi's THE COST OF ACCIDENTS, Forthcoming
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
Downloads 190 (127,759)
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26.

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
Downloads 189 (108,920)

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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

27.

What Clients are Owed: Cautionary Observations on Lawyers and Loss-of-a-Chance

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 52, p. 1201, 2003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Apr 2004
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 181 (120,791)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Torts, Negligence, Cause, Chance, Malpractice, Duty, Risk

28.

Tort Law at the Founding

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 85, 2011, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-24
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2012
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 169 (132,173)

Abstract:

Alien Tort Statute, Civil Recourse, Declaration of Independence, Indemnification, Jefferson, Sovereign Immunity, Torts, Tort Law, Wrongs

29.

Judging Reputation: Realism and Common Law in Justice White's Defamation Jurisprudence

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 1471, 2003
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Apr 2004
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 169 (132,173)

Abstract:

Byron White, Justice White, First Amendment, Sullivan, Defamation, Libel, Slander, Jurisprudence, Realism, Common Law, Private Law, Public Law, New Deal

30.

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
Downloads 157 (140,487)

Abstract:

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

31.

What are We Reforming?: Tort Theory's Place in Debates Over Malpractice Reform

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 1075, 2006, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-01
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Jan 2007
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 148 (154,385)

Abstract:

deterrence, malpractice, redress, tort reform, tort theory, under-litigation, wrongs

32.

Tort in Three Dimensions

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 38, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Feb 2011
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 135 (169,070)

Abstract:

Fill, Forum, Function, Litigation, Three-Dimensional, Tort, Tort Reform

33.

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
Downloads 112 (189,345)

Abstract:

Civil Recourse, Compensation, Damages, Enterprise Liability, Fault, Formalism, Law and Society, Pain and Suffering, Rabin, Realism, Seffert, Strict Liability, Tort, Tort Reform, Traynor

34.

War for the Wrong Reasons: Lessons from Law

11 Journal of Moral Philosophy 454 (2014)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Aug 2014
Gabriella Blum and John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 91 (177,018)

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35.

Wrongs Without Recourse: A Comment on Jason Solomon's Judging Plaintiffs

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 9, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Dec 2008
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 64 (279,047)

Abstract:

Assumption of Risk, Civil Recourse, Corrective Justice, Efficient Deterrence, Negligence, Right of Action, Self Help

36.

Pragmatism and Private Law

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 125, p. 1640, 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 23 May 2013
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 46 (266,242)

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Tacks Pragmatism, Coherence, Conceptualism, Doctrine, Duncan Kennedy, Hohfeld, Holmes, Inclusive Pragmatism, Llewellyn, New Private Law, Pragmatism, Private Law, Skepticism

37.

Judging Responsibility, Responsible Judging

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 64, Issue 2, Winter 2014
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Sep 2015
John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School
Downloads 30 (355,877)

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38.

Book Reviews

Modern Law Review, Vol. 65, pp. 950-966, 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Jan 2003
World Bank - World Bank Institute (WBI), University of Warwick - School of Law, Harvard Law School, University of Oxford, Universiteit Leiden and University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 14 (467,187)

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39.

Wrongful Fusion: Equity and Tort

Forthcoming, Equity and Law: Fusion and Fission, John C.P. Goldberg, Peter Turner & Henry E. Smith, eds., Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 May 2017
John C. P. Goldberg and Henry E. Smith
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 0 (276,844)

Abstract:

Equity, Tort, Fusion, Abuse of rights, Opportunism

40.

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
Downloads 0 (106,556)

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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

41.

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
Downloads 0 (130,263)

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42.

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
Downloads 0 (164,295)

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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

43.

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
Downloads 0 (128,354)

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Adjudication, Cardozo, Common Law, Duty, Escola, Instrumentalism, MacPherson v. Buick, Negligence, Pragmatism, Preemption, Privity, Traynor

44.

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
Downloads 0 (138,341)

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Duty, Attorneys, Clients, False Memories, Fiduciary, Foreseeability, Loyalty, Malpractice, Negligence, Recovered Memories, Physicians, Privity, Professionals, Therapists, Therapy, Torts, Triangular Torts