|Event Name||State Liability: Exploring the Interface between Private and Public Law|
|Start Date||14th Nov 2014 4:15pm|
|End Date||14th Nov 2014 7:00pm|
|Duration||2 hours and 45 minutes|
A late afternoon of discussions on the liability of public authorities in delict/tort featuring:
- Peter Cane (Australian National University), whose recent “Tort Law and Public Functions” in John Oberdiek (ed), Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Torts (OUP 2014) 148 will serve as an anchor for the discussion
- Francois du Bois (University of Leicester), author in particular of “Human Rights and the Tort Liability of Public Authorities” 127 LQR (2011) 589
- William Lucy and Alexander Williams (both University of Durham), co-authors of “Public and Private: Neither Deep Nor Meaningful?”, in Kit Barker and Darryn Jensen (eds), Private Law: Key Encounters with Public Law (CUP 2013) 45
Those papers are available upon request by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, but prior familiarity with them will not be expected.
Free, non-ticketed and open to all.
The event will be followed by dinner in a local restaurant, to which all participants are cordially invited (flat contribution of £15 for non-speakers).