February 12 Tuesday

Personalizing Negligence Law

  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 12:00PM - 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 122
  • Open To The Yale Community
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This event is an open to the public session of the 2019 Seminar in Private Law series "How Technological Change Restructures Fundamental Legal Relations". We will be discussing a paper by Professor Omri Ben-Shahar titled "Personalising Negligence Law". If you would like to attend and receive the paper, please RSVP to private.law@yale.edu. Lunch will be served. 

Omri Ben-Shahar is Leo and Eileen Herzel Professor of Law at University of Chicago law School, and Kearney Director of the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics. Omri Ben-Shahar earned his PhD in Economics and SJD from Harvard in 1995 and his BA and LLB from the Hebrew University in 1990. Before coming to Chicago, he was the Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law and Economics at the University of Michigan. Prior to that, he taught at Tel-Aviv University, was a member of Israel's Antitrust Court and clerked at the Supreme Court of Israel. He teaches contracts, sales, trademark law, insurance law, consumer law, e-commerce, food law, law and economics, and game theory and the law. He writes primarily in the fields of contract law and consumer protection. He is the co-author of More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure (Princeton 2014). Ben-Shahar is the Kearney Director of the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics. He is the Co-Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Restatement of Consumer Contracts. He also writes a biweekly column for Forbes.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Yale Law School Center for Private Law 

Information Society Project