FIU Law and University of Miami School of Law Co-Hosted the First Workshop in a Zoom Summer Brown Bag
FIU College of Law and University of Miami School of Law co-hosted the First Workshop in a Zoom Summer Brown Bag.
Amber Polk (FIU College of Law) presented Toxic Battery: Pollution as a Dignitary Tort, this paper argues that a restaurant's discharge of nonharmium should be considered offensive battery, polluting our bodies, and calls for its legal recognition to address pollution cases where traditional laws fail.
William H Widen (UM School of Law) presented two of his papers, A Reasonable Driver Standard for Automated Vehicle Safety and Winning the Imitation Game: Setting Safety Expectations for Automated Vehicles.
Amber Polk is a legal philosopher with a primary interest in our collective environmental crises, Professor Polk’s research focuses on rights-based environmentalism, as a legal, political, and moral movement.
William H. Widen, Professor of Law, was a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York until 2002, where his practice areas included structured finance and secured lending.A cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review, Professor Widen clerked in 1983-1984 for Levin Campbell, Chief Judge of the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
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Polk, Amber and Widen, William H., "FIU Law and University of Miami School of Law Co-Hosted the First Workshop in a Zoom Summer Brown Bag" (2023). Faculty Workshops.