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Aaron D. Twerski Papers (Restatement of Torts, Third: Products Liability)

ALI.10.001

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
Twerski, Aaron D.
Title:
Aaron D. Twerski Papers (Restatement of Torts, Third: Products Liability)
Date [inclusive]:
1991-1997
Call Number:
ALI.10.001
Extent:
6.5 linear feet
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1-7
Abstract:
Aaron Twerski was born in 1940. He graduated from Marquette University School of Law. He served as Professor at Hofstra School of Law from 1927 to 1986 and at Brooklyn Law School from 1986 to 2005. He became Dean of Hofstra in 2005 and returned to Brooklyn Law School in 2007. Twerski taught and has published on torts, products liability, and conflict of laws. He served as Co-reporter for the American Law Institute's Restatement of Torts, Third: Products Liability from 1991 to 1998. The collection, 1991-1997, includes correspondence, drafts, comments, Product Liability Advisory Council reports, and other materials related to Twerski's work as Co-reporter (along with James A. Henderson, Jr.) for the Restatement of Torts, Third: Products Liability, which concerned topics such as product defectiveness, product safety, and enterprise liability.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the Aaron D. Twerski Papers Series, Reporters' Papers Record Group, ALI.10.001, Biddle Law Library Archives, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Biography/History

Aaron Twerski was born in 1940. He graduated from Marquette University School of Law. He served as Professor at Hofstra School of Law from 1927 to 1986 and at Brooklyn Law School from 1986 to 2005. He became Dean of Hofstra in 2005 and returned to Brooklyn Law School in 2007. Twerski taught and has published on torts, products liability, and conflict of laws. He served as Co-reporter for the American Law Institute's Restatement of Torts, Third: Products Liability from 1991 to 1998.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, drafts, comments, Product Liability Advisory Council reports, and other materials (1991-1997) related to Twerski's work as Co-reporter (along with James A. Henderson, Jr.) for the Restatement of Torts, Third: Products Liability, which concerned topics such as product defectiveness, product safety, and enterprise liability.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives,  2008

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Jordon Steele

Access Restrictions

None.

Use Restrictions

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Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Received from Aaron D. Twerski in 1998 and 1999.

Processing Information note

Processed by Melissa Silverman Backes, circa 1998.

Re-processed by Jordon Steele, September 2008.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Products liability

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