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F. Patrick Hubbard


Books and Monographs

The South Carolina Law of Torts (3d ed. 2004) (Supp. 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010) (with R. Felix)

Jury Instruction for Criminal Cases in South Carolina: Defendants' Requested Instructions (2d Ed. 2001)

South Carolina Civil Jury Research Project: Report on Findings (1986) (monograph)

Articles and Book Chapters

Allocating the Risk of Physical Injury from "Sophisticated Robots": Efficiency, Fairness, and Innovation, in Robot Law (Edward Elgar ed., 2015) (forthcoming).

"Sophisticated Robots": Balancing Liability, Regulation, and Innovation, 66 Miami L. Rev. 1803 (2014)

Mass Democracy in a Postfactual Market Society: Citizens United and the Role of Corporate Political Speech, in Democracy in the Twenty-First Century (Springer 2014)

The Value of Life: Constitutional Limits on Citizens' Use of Deadly Force, 21 George Mason L. Rev. 623 (2014)

Power to the People: The Takings Clause, Hart's Rule of Recognition, and Populist Law-Making, 50 Univ. of Louisville L. Rev. 87 (2011)

"Do Androids Dream?" Personhood and Intelligent Artifacts, 83 Temple L. Rev. 405 (2010)

Substantive Due Process Limitations on Punitive Damages Awards: "Morals Without Technique"?, 60 Fla. L. Rev. 349 (2008).

The Impact of Lucas on Coastal Development: Background Principles, the Public Trust Doctrine, and Global Warning, 16 Southeastern Envtl. L.J. 65 (2008)

The Nature and Impact of the "Tort Reform" Movement, 35 Hofstra L. Rev. 437 (2007) (Selections reprinted in ANDREW F POPPER, MATERIALS ON TORT REFORM (2010)

A Realist Response to Walzer's Just and Unjust Wars, in Intervention, Terrorism and Torture: Contemporary Challenges to Just War Theory (Steven Lee ed., 2006)

Do Owners Have a Fair Chance of Prevailing Under the Ad Hoc Regulatory Takings Test of Penn Central Transportation Company?, 14 Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum 121 (2003)

Palazzolo, Lucas, and Penn Central: The Need for Pragmatism, Symbolism, and Ad Hoc Balancing, 80 Nebraska Law Review 465 (2002)

Jury Trials, in Philosophy of Law: An Encyclopedia (C. Gray ed., 1999)

"Takings Reform" and the Process of Legislative Changes in a "National Movement," 50 S.C. L. Rev. 93 (1998)

Taxing Compensatory Damages for Mental Distress, Trial 50 (Oct. 1998)

Making People Whole Again: The Constitutionality of Taxing Compensatory Damages for Mental Distress, 49 Fla. L. Rev. 725 (1997)

Designing and Implementing an Expanded System for Civil Court Data Collection: A South Carolina Study, 47 S.C.L. Rev. 537 (1996)

Justice, Creativity, and Popular Culture: The Jurisprudence of Mary Chapin Carpenter, 27 Pacific L.J. 1139 (1996)

Adopting the Model Penal Code Approach to Mental State, S.C. Lawyer 29 (Jan/Feb. 1995)

Comparative Negligence in South Carolina: Implementing Nelson v. Concrete Supply Co., 43 S.C.L. Rev. 273 (1992) (with Felix)

Jury Charges for Self-Defense in Homicide Cases, S.C. Lawyer 20 (Sept./Oct. 1989) (with Swerling)

The Physicians' Point of View Concerning Medical Malpractice: A Sociological Perspective on the Symbolic Importance of "Tort Reform," 23 Ga. L. Rev. 295 (1989)

Liability of Sellers and Lessors of Residential Realty in South Carolina, 40 S.C.L. Rev. 545 (1989) (with Felix)

"Reasonable Levels of Arbitrariness" in Death Sentencing Patterns: A Tragic Perspective on Capital Punishment, 18 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 1113 (1985). Quoted in McClesky v. Kemp, 481 U.S. 279 (1987)

"Patterns" in Civil Jury Verdicts in the State Circuit Courts of South Carolina: 1976-1985, 38 S.C.L.Rev. 699 (1987) (This article and the related monograph that follows received the Outstanding Faculty Publication Award for 1987-88.)

Capital Punishment in South Carolina: A Preliminary Inquiry Concerning Practice, Constitutionality, and Justice, 34 S.C.L. Rev. 391 (1982)

Law and Ethics: Three Persistent Myths, in Who Decides? Conflicts of Rights in Health Care (N. Bell ed., 1982)

Criminal Trespass and Malicious Mischief, in Encyclopedia of Criminal Law and Justice (Sanford H. Kadish ed., 1982)

"Contract Cohabitation": A Jurisprudential Perspective on Common Law Judging, 19 J. Family Law 655 (1981)

Patterns of Judicial Review of Administrative Decisions, 12 Toledo L. Rev. 37 (1980)

Justice, Limits to Growth, and an Equilibrium State, 7 Philosophy & Public Affairs 326 (1978)

Taking Persons Seriously: A Jurisprudential Perspective on Social Disputes in a Changing Neighborhood, 48 Cin. L. Rev. 15 (1978)

Reasonable Human Expectations: A Normative Model for Considering Strict Liability for Defective Products, 29 Mercer L. Rev. 465 (1978)

Efficiency, Expectation, and Justice: A Jurisprudential Analysis of the Concept of Unreasonably Dangerous Product Defect, 28 S.C.L. Rev. 587 (1977)

"One Man's Theory ... ": A Metatheoretical Analysis of H.L.A. Hart's Model of Law, 36 Md. L. Rev. 39 (1976). Reprinted in Readings in Jurisprudence and Legal Philosophy (Cohen, Cohen, and Shuchman eds., 1978)

"Sociology of Law": One View from the Lawyers' Side of the Fence, 7 Rutgers Camden L.J. 458 (1976)

Landlord Duties of the Local Public Agency: A Source of Protection for Residents in Urban Renewal Areas, 45 N.Y.U.L. Rev. 1015 (1970). Reprinted in Housing 1970-71 (G. Sternlieb & L. Sagalyn eds., 1972)

Proximate Cause as a Limitation on the Scope of Section 4 of the Clayton Act, 44 N.Y.U.L. Rev. 160 (1969) (student note)

Numerous CLE materials on various topics

F. Patrick Hubbard

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Office Hours
Tuesday/Thursday: 11 AM - 12 noon
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