TITLE

"IS" V. "OUGHT," OR HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE RESTATEMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Scarpato, V. William
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Temple Law Review;Winter2013, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p413
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the American Law Institute's promulgation of the Restatement (Second) of Torts and the impact of such legal guides on American courts as of January 2013, focusing on Section 402A of the torts treatise which deals with the strict liability legal theory in relation to suppliers of defective products. A debate over descriptive and normative restatement provisions is also mentioned. The author argues that the restatements occupy a unique position in the American court system.
ACCESSION #
86404002

 

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