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Professor Michael Green to give opening keynote at European Tort Law Conference in Vienna on April 12

Professor Michael Green will deliver the Opening Lecture of the Annual Conference on European Tort Law on April 12 in Vienna, Austria. His speech, “Restating Tort Law – The American and European Styles,” will begin the conference proceedings.  

The conference, presented by European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law and hosted at the Austrian Ministry of Justice, annually analyzes contemporary trends and developing issues within international tort and insurance law. Approximately 150 delegates from 32 different countries will gather at the conference, representing a wide variety of roles within the legal profession. These include judges from supreme courts of their respective nations, members of legal academia, practicing lawyers, and insurance representatives as well, among others.  

As Co-Reporter for the Third Restatement of the Law of Torts, a publication of the American Law Institute, Green is an expert in international tort law. He has been active in European tort law for over a decade, having been a participating member of the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law and the European Group on Tort Law since 2002. He has also co-authored popular texts on both Tort and Product Liability law, and is the co-author of the Reference Guide on Epidemiology in the Federal Judicial Center’s Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence as well.

The conference will take place over the course of three days, April 12-14, 2012.