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Tort Law Education Day!
The Underutilization of Tort Law
The American Museum of Tort Law presents Tort Law Education Day! Join us Saturday, October 28th, 2023 at 1:00pm ET for our panel discussing "The Underutilization of Tort Law."
Program (All Times Are Eastern)
1:00 pm ET - "The Myth of the Litigious Society: Why We Don't Sue"
| David M. Engel
SUNY Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, University at Buffalo School of Law
1:30 pm ET - "Blocking Access to the Courts (Federal)"
| Pamela Gilbert
Partner in Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP
2:00 pm ET - "The Attack on the Civil Justice System (States)"
| Joanne Doroshow
Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Justice & Democracy
2:30 pm ET - "Evolution of Modern Tort Law"
| Ralph Nader
Program note: Each presentation will be followed by a live Q&A with the speaker and the Zoom attendees. All attendees will be able to submit their questions during the webinar and will have the opportunity to ask their questions live (time permitting).
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David M. Engel is the SUNY Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Buffalo, and the author, coauthor, or editor of more than a dozen books, including Injury and Injustice: The Cultural Politics of Harm and Redress and The Myth of the Litigious Society: Why We Don’t Sue.
Joanne Doroshow is the founder and executive director of the Center for Justice & Democracy and co-founder of Americans for Insurance Reform (AIR). She is also Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, where she teaches "Congressional Consumer and Civil Justice." An attorney, Doroshow has worked on civil justice issues since 1986, when she directed an insurance industry and liability project for Ralph Nader.
Ralph Nader is a political activist, author, lecturer, attorney, and host of the Ralph Nader Radio Hour. His analyses and advocacy have enhanced public awareness and increased government and corporate accountability. He has founded organizations including Public Citizen, the Center for Auto Safety, the Center for Study of Responsive Law, and the American Museum of Tort Law.
Pamela Gilbert is a partner in Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP. She is one of the leading advocates in Washington, DC working to protect consumers, preserve access to the civil justice system for both individuals and businesses, and ensure that Congress does not provide immunity to the fossil fuel industry for its deception campaign about the climate crisis.