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Journal of Tort Law

Founded by Coleman, Jules

Editor-in-Chief: Robinette, Christopher

Editorial Board Member: Geistfeld, Mark A / Goldberg, John / Perry, Ronen / Sharkey, Catherine M. / Witt, John / Zipursky, Benjamin

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2015: 0.241
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2015: 0.170
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2015: 0.227

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    Aims and Scope

    The Journal of Tort Law aims to be the premier publisher of original articles about tort law. JTL is committed to methodological pluralism, and welcomes, among other approaches, comparative, doctrinal, economic, empirical, historical, philosophical, and policy-oriented analyses of issues in or related to tort law.


    Type of Publication:

    The only peer-reviewed academic journal in the U.S. devoted to tort law, the Journal of Tort Law publishes cutting-edge scholarship in tort theory and jurisprudence from a range of interdisciplinary perspectives: comparative, doctrinal, economic, empirical, historical, philosophical, and policy-oriented. Spearheaded by editor-in-chief Jules Coleman (Yale) and some of the world's most prominent tort scholars from the Harvard, Fordham, NYU, Yale, and University of Haifa law faculties, the journal is the premier source for original articles about tort law and jurisprudence.

    Publication History

    Two issues/year
    Content available since 2006 (Volume 1, Issue 1)
    ISSN: 1932-9148

    Submission of Manuscripts

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    Abstracting & Indexing

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    Editorial Information

    Senior Editors

    Mark Geistfeld, New York University
    John Goldberg, Harvard University
    Ronen Perry, Haifa University
    Catherine Sharkey, New York University
    John Witt, Yale University
    Benjamin Zipursky, Fordham University


    Jules Coleman

    Advisory Board

    Kenneth Abraham, University of Virginia
    Jennifer Arlen, New York University
    Anita Bernstein, Brooklyn Law School
    Guido Calabresi, Yale University (Honorary Member)
    Izhak Englard, Hebrew University
    Richard Epstein, Hoover Institute and New York University
    George Fletcher, Columbia University
    James Gordley, Tulane University Law School
    Mark Grady, University of California, Los Angeles
    Gregory Keating, University of Southern California
    Helmut Koziol, Austrian Academy of Sciences
    Saul Levmore, University of Chicago
    David G. Owen, University of South Carolina
    Stephen R. Perry, University of Pennsylvania
    Ariel Porat, University of Tel Aviv
    Robert L. Rabin, Stanford University
    Arthur Ripstein, University of Toronto
    Christopher Schroeder, Duke University
    Anthony Sebok, Cardozo Law School
    Steven Shavell, Harvard University
    Jane Stapleton, University of Texas in Austin and Australian National University
    Stephen Sugarman, University of California, Berkeley
    W. Kip Viscusi, Vanderbilt University
    Ernest Weinrib, University of Toronto
    Richard W. Wright, Illinois Institute of Technology

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