Call for Papers: Who then in law is my neighbour? Donoghue v Stevenson: 80 years on

Call for Papers:

Practising and academic lawyers from any part of  the world and of any nationality are invited to respond to the Call for Papers. Speakers will be selected on the basis of  abstracts submitted in response to the Call for Papers.

Abstracts should be submitted by Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 and will be selected by the Donoghue v  Stevenson International Conference 2012 Papers Review Committee.

Papers may focus on  any aspect of tort, negligence, and delict which is pertinent to the general  overall rationale of the event, however, preference will be afforded to the  following key themes:

  • New insights into Donoghue v Stevenson as arguably the  world’s most influential decision (historical, cultural, etc.);
  • The influence of Donoghue v Stevenson upon access to  justice and the role of crusading lawyers in changing law and effecting  justice;
  • The state of  negligence laws/consumer protection today; and
  • Is it time for another Donoghue v. Stevenson (i.e., should  we take the next step on to stricter modes of liability for products and other  services).
  • Donoghue v. Stevenson and human rights
  • Donoghue v. Stevenson in the commercial arena

Contact Information:

Jon Kiddie
0141 561 7266
Principal Solicitor
Renfrewshire Law Centre
65—71 George Street
Paisley PA1 2JY

Dale McFadzean
0141 848 3000
Programme Leader for Law
University of the West of Scotland
Business School
Paisley Campus

Joe Bryce
0782 490 6574
Advocates Library
Parliament House


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