Annual Meeting project
Restatement of the Law Third,

Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons

This project is part of ALI’s ongoing revision of the Restatement Second of Torts. Portions of the Restatement Second have been superseded by the Restatement Third of Torts: Products Liability, Apportionment of Liability, and Liability for Physical and Emotional Harm.
This Restatement addresses other major avenues of recovery for physical and emotional harm to persons, with a focus on assault, battery, false imprisonment, including chapters on consent, self-defense, and other privileges.
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Portions of all three Chapters have been drafted, and Sections of Chapter 1 have been approved by the membership. 

In June 2015, the project was examined in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.  Read the full Wall Street Journal op-ed here.  The motion presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting can be found here.  

 
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Kenneth W. Simons University of California, Irvine School of Law
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W. Jonathan Cardi Wake Forest University School of Law
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Beijing, China
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Peter B Kutner University of Oklahoma College of Law
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Jackson, MS
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Harrisburg, PA
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Boston, MA
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Houston, TX
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Fort Worth, TX
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Notre Dame, IN
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Devils Lake, ND
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New Orleans, LA
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Vienna, Austria
Dominick Vetri University of Oregon School of Law
Eugene, OR
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Los Angeles, CA
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Tampa, FL
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Pittsburgh, PA
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Eugene, OR
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Los Angeles, CA
John Shepard Wiley Jr. Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Richard W. Wright IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Chicago, IL
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