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Patrick J. Kelley

Professor of Law

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ARTICLES

"The First Restatement of Torts: Reform by Descriptive Theory." 32 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 93-134 (2007).

"Introduction: Did the First Restatement Adopt a Reform Agenda?" 32 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 1-15 (2007).

"Infancy, Insanity, and Infirmity in the Law of Torts." 48 American Journal of Jurisprudence 179-252 (2003).

"What Judges Tell Juries About Negligence: A Review of Pattern Jury Instruction." 77 Chicago-Kent Law Review 587-682 (2002) (with Laurel Wendt).

"Holmes, Langdell, and Formalism." 15 Ratio Juris 26-51 (2002).

"Objective Interpretation and Objective Meaning in Holmes and Dickerson: Interpretive Practice and Interpretive Theory." 1 Nevada Law Journal 112-137 (2001).

"Restating Duty, Breach and Proximate Cause in Negligence Law." 54 Vanderbilt Law Review 1039-1070 (2001).

"The Carroll Towing Company Case and the Teaching of Tort Law." 45 St. Louis University Law Journal 731-758 (2001).

"A Critical Analysis of Holmes's Theory of Contract." 75 Notre Dame Law Review 1681-1773 (2000).

"An Alternative Originalist Majority Opinion for Brown v. Board of Education." 20 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 75-92 (1995).

"Holmes's Early Constitutional Law Theory and Its Application in Takings Cases on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court." 18 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 357-415 (1994).

"Advice From the Consummate Draftsman: Reed Dickerson on Statutory Interpretation." 16 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 591-615 (1992).

"New Developments in the Illinois Law of Contribution Among Joint Tortfeasors." 23 Loyola University of Chicago Law Journal 407-458 (1992) (with K. Kandaras).

"Judicial Review of the Constitutionality of Governmental Action in the United States: Theory and Practice, 1992 Pravna Mychl [Legal Thought] 91 (No. 2, 1992). [in Bulgarian]

"Jurisdiction and Immunity in Suits Against State Employees After Healy v. Vaupel." 79 Illinois Bar Journal 612-622 (1991) (With K. Beyler).

"Proximate Cause in Negligence Law: History, Theory, and the Present Darkness." 69 Washington University Law Quarterly 49-105 (1991).

"Who Decides? Community Safety Conventions at the Heart of Tort Liability." 38 Cleveland State Law Review 315-390 (1991).

"Survey of Illinois Law--Tort Developments." 14 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 1257-1302 (1990).

"Was Holmes A Pragmatist? Reflections on a New Twist to an Old Argument." 14 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 427-467 (1990).

"Tort Developments." 12 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 1085-1142 (1988).

"Torts." 11 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 1001-1109 (1987) (with Douglas K. Smith).

"Large Damage Awards and the Insurance Crisis: Causes, Effects, and Cures." 75 Illinois Bar Journal 140-160 (1986) (with K. Beyler).

"A Critical Analysis of Holmes's Theory of Torts." 61 Washington University Law Quarterly 681-744 (1983).

"Wrongful Life, Wrongful Birth, and Justice in Tort Law." 1979 Washington University Law Quarterly 919-963 (1979) [reprinted in 1 Bioethics Reporter 224-268 (1983)].

"Causation and Justice: A Comment." 1978 Washington University Law Quarterly 635-644 (1978).

"The Discovery Rule for Personal Injury Statutes of Limitations: Reflections on the British Experience." 24 Wayne Law Review 1641-1682 (1978).

"Statutes of Limitations in the Era of Compensation Systems: Workmen's Compensation Limitations Provisions for Accidental Injury Claims." 1974 Washington University Law Quarterly 541-631 (1974) [reprinted in 3 Workmen's Compensation Law Review 35-125 (1976)].

"Economic Duress after the Demise of Free Will Theory: A Proposed Tort Analysis." 53 Iowa Law Review 892-924 (1968) (student work).

BOOK REVIEWS

"The Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.," reviewing Novick, S., Honorable Justice: The Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes (1989), 68 Washington University Law Quarterly 429-483 (1990).

"Oliver Wendell Holmes, Utilitarian Jurisprudence, and the Positivism of John Stuart Mill," reviewing Pohlman, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and Utilitarian Jurisprudence (1984), 30 American Journal of Jurisprudence 189-219 (1985).

CHAPTERS

"Causation in Tort Law," in Christopher Gray, ed., The Philosophy of Law: An Encyclopedia (Hamden, CT.: Garland Publishing, 1999).

"Tort Reform," in D. Forte, ed., Natural Law and Contemporary Public Policy 298-330 (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1998).

"Delegation of Governmental Powers to Cities in the United States," in M. Esler et al., eds., American Government, Politics, and Law: Unity in Diversity, ch. 9 (Southern Illinois University, College of Liberal Arts and School of Law, 1995).

"Law and Courts in the United States," in M. Esler et al., eds., American Government, Politics, and Law: Unity in Diversity, ch. 18 (Southern Illinois University, College of Liberal Arts and School of Law, 1995).

"Judicial Decisionmaking in Civil Cases in the United States," in M. Esler et al., eds., American Government, Politics, and Law: Unity in Diversity, ch. 20 (Southern Illinois University, College of Liberal Arts and School of Law, 1995).

"Delegation of Governmental Powers to Cities in the United States," in S. Chernev, ed., Law in a Fast Changing Society 31-36 (Sofia, Bulgaria: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, 1994).

"Judicial Review of the Constitutionality of Governmental Action in the United States: Theory and Practice," in S. Chernev, ed., Law in a Fast Changing Society 50-54 (Sofia, Bulgaria: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, 1994).

"Law and Courts in the United States," in M. Frankowska & A. Melone, eds., The Legal System and American Constitutional Democracy 11-26 (Sofia, Bulgaria: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, 1993).

"Judicial Decisionmaking in Civil Cases in the United States," in M. Frankowska & A. Melone, eds., The Legal System and American Constitutional Democracy 27-38 (Sofia, Bulgaria: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, 1993).

"Holmes on the Supreme Judicial Court: The Theorist as Judge," in The History of the Law in Massachusetts: The Supreme Judicial Court 1692-1992, at 275-352 (R. Osgood, editor) (Boston: Supreme Judicial Court Historical Society, 1992).

"Genetic Counseling and Tort Liability," in Genetic Counseling, The Church and the Law 175-249 (1980).

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Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 453-8742

pkelley@siu.edu