Tort Law and Commonsense Justice: Convergence and Divergence.

Jennifer K. Robbennolt, Valerie P. Hans

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The article focuses on the links between tort law and legal practice on the one hand and psychological notions of justice with reference from the book "The Psychology of Tort Law." Topics discussed include mock juror experiment using comparative negligence cases, law and lay intuition are at odds is in the calculation of damage awards in comparative negligence cases and reliance on strict liability or the regulatory system.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages6
Specialist publicationCourt Review
PublisherAmerican Judges Association
StatePublished - Jul 1 2017


  • PSYCHOLOGY of Tort Law, The (Book)
  • TORTS -- Lawsuits & claims
  • PRACTICE of law
  • MOCK jurors
  • COMPARATIVE negligence
  • DAMAGES (Law)
  • STRICT liability


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