The topic of the 2023 Annual Clifford Symposium on Tort Law and Social Policy is “New Torts.” The two-day program will be held as a webinar and live at DePaul University College of Law June 8-9, 2023.
Academics from around the country will gather for the two-day program to discuss a mix of innovative and traditional topics, focusing on individual harms, public nuisance, health care and medicine, the impact of technological innovation, and matters intimately connected to gender. Among the topics to be discussed are “AI Malpractice,” “The Duty of Climate Care” and “How an Old Tort Became New: The Case of Offensive Battery.”
DePaul Law School Professor Stephan Landsman, organizer and director of the symposium, will offer introductory remarks along with DePaul Law School Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea. Various panels will be conducted over the two days among two dozen law school faculty including Deborah Tuerkheimer, Northwestern School of Law; Molly Brady, Harvard Law School and Douglas Kysar, Yale Law School.
Robert A. Clifford and Sarah F. King, partners at Clifford Law Offices, will join the defense team. Patrick Collins, partner at King & Spalding, Tinos Diamantatos of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, and Julie Porter of Salvatore Prescott Porter & Porter, PLLC, will be prosecuting Socrates once again.
Each speaker writes a thought-intensive article that appears in a special edition of the DePaul University School of Law Review. Robert A. Clifford endowed the tort law and social policy chair in 1994 at DePaul Law School, his alma mater. Since then, it has produced the most-quoted law reviews in courts around the country on tort topics.
The Clifford Symposium is free and open to the public and offers up to 10.5 hours of CLE credit. In-person attendance is limited at the DePaul Conference Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd., 8th Floor, Chicago. Registration is required and can be made by clicking here.
Other topics over the past quarter century included “Civil Litigation in a Post-COVID World,” “Patient Safety: How Might the Law Help?”, “The Impact of Dark Money on Judicial Elections and Judicial Behavior” and “Privacy, Data Theft and Corporate Responsibility.”
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