W. Jonathan Cardi

Professor of Law
Associate Dean for Research and Development
Wake Forest University School of Law
USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact

Worrell Professional Center, Room 3309,
Campus Box 7206, 1834 Wake Forest Rd.,
Winston-Salem, NC 27109,
 

Tel: Office (336) 758-6039, Cell (859)-312-8260


E-Mail: cardiwj@wfu.edu

 

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

ACADEMIC POSITIONS 

Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, NC Associate Dean of Research and Development
Professor of Law
July, 2010 - Present
·         Courses: Torts; Remedies; Race, Social Science and Law; Products Liability;Copyright;
          Jurisprudence
·         Future teaching interests: International & Comparative Torts, Economic Torts,
          Dignitary and Privacy Torts, Insurance Law, Con Law I

University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, KY Professor of Law
July, 2002 - June, 2010

 

Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, NC Visiting Professor of Law
Fall Semester, 2008
• Courses: Torts, Copyright

Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, TN Visiting Professor of Law
Fall Semester, 2006
• Courses: Torts, Jurisprudence

EDUCATION

The University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, IA J.D. May, 1998
·        Order of the Coif
·        The Hancher-Finkbine Medallion - faculty-selected, university-wide award given
         to most outstanding University of Iowa graduate student
·        Senior Articles Editor, The Iowa Law Review

 
 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA A.B., June 1991

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Arnold & Porter, Washington, D.C. Litigation Associate
September, 1999 - July, 2002

 

The Honorable Alan E. Norris
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Columbus, OR
Law Clerk
August, 1998 - August, 1999

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

 

American Law Institute (Inducted Spring, 2007)
• Members Consultative Groups: Torts, Restitution, Aggregate Litigation, Liability Insurance

 

Southeastern Association of Law Schools
• President 2009-10
• Board of Trustees 2007 -present
• Chair of Program Advisory Committee, Steering Committee, Program
Committee

 

American Association of Law Schools
• Board Member, Remedies Section 2009
• Chair, Remedies Section 2012

 

 
American Society for Comparative Law
• Editor of the Journal of the American Society for Comparative Law


SCHOLARSHIP

Books

THE LAW OF TORTS (5th ed. Thompson-West forthcoming 2012) (with George Christie & Joe Sanders)

 

MODERN REMEDIES: CASES, PRACTICAL PROBLEMS AND EXERCISES (with Russell L. Weaver, David E. Partlett & Michael B. Kelly) (2d ed. Thompson-West 2010)

 

CRITICAL RACE REALISM: ,INTERSECTIONS OF PSYCHOLOGY, RACE, AND LAW (co­edited with Drs. Gregory Parks & Shayne Jones) (The New Press 2008)

 

 
GILBERT LAW SUMMARIES, TORTS (with Marc Franklin & Mike Green) (24th ed. 2008)

 

Net Negligence: A Framework for Understanding Claims for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in the Modern Era, in (title unknown) (forthcoming 2012)

Does Tort Law Deter Individuals' Risky Conduct? (with Albert Yoon & Randy Penfield, forthcoming Journal of Empirical Legal Scholarship 2012)

The Hidden Legacy of Palsgraf: Modern Duty Law in Microcosm 91 B.U. L. Rev. 1873 (2011) 

The Taxpayer's Burden from Product-Related Harm, 21 Kan. J. L. & Pub. Pol'y 121 (with Ruth Ruttenberg and Estye Fenton, 2011)

 

A Pluralistic Analysis of the Therapist/Physician Duty to Warn Third Parties, 44 Wake Forest L. Rev. 877 (2009) (part of symposium on the Restatement (Third) of Torts)

 

Duty Wars (with Mike Green), 81 U.S.C. L. Rev. 671 (2008)

 

Tort Damages as Reconciliation, 42 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 5 (2008) (part of Emory Remedies Roundtable)

 

The Search for Racial Justice in Tort Law, in CRITICAL RACE REALISM (The New Press 2008)

 

Uber-Middleman: Reshaping the Broken Landscape of Music Copyright, 92 Iowa L. Rev. 835-90 (2007}-republished in the ENTERTAINMENT, PUBLISHING AND THE ARTS HANDBOOK (2008) as "one of the best law review articles published within the last year in the fields of entertainment, publishing and the arts"

 

Reconstructing Foreseeability, 46 B.C. L. Rev. 921-88 (2005)

 

Purging Foreseeability, 58 Vand. L. Rev. 739-809 (2005)--cited in Rest. (Third) of Torts and relied upon by Gipson v. Kasey, 150 P.3d 228 (Ariz. 2007)

Note, Apportioning Responsibility to Immune Nonparties: An Argument Based on Comparativeesponsibility and the Proposed Restatement (Third) of Torts, 82 Iowa L. Rev. 1293-336 (1998)--relied upon by Estate of Hunter v. General Motors Corp., 729 So. 2d 1264 (Miss. 1999)

Current Projects

Predicting Racial Bias in Tort Jury Decisionmaking (with Valerie Hans & Gregory Parks) This is a survey-based empirical study in which we will correlate IAT results with subjects' responses to race-related tort vignettes.
 
Exploring the Connection Between Doctrine and the Role of the Jury in American Law (invited to present at University of Poitiers, in Paris, June 1, 2012, and to be published in French Bound volume)

 

Duty and Immunity in the Modern State The doctrine surrounding state and local government liability is a morass. This project seeks to provide an accurate description of current law and to offer a normative structure to better guide courts' decisionmaking.

INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE TORT LAW (book project with David Partlett, Jane Stapleton & Ken Oliphant)


PRESENTATIONS 

Does Tort Law Deter Individual Conduct?, Georgia State Development Series (March, 2012)Palsgraf after 80 Years, Wake Forest Development Series (April, 2011) & Conference of Southeastern Association of Law Schools (July, 2009)

 

A Pluralistic Analysis of the Physician/Therapist Duty to Warn Third Parties, Symposium on the Restatement (Third) of Torts, Wake Forest University (Spring, 2009)

 

Third Party Duties and the Essential Pluralism of Tort Law, Guest Lecture Series, Wake Forest University (Fall, 2008)

 

Organized torts workshop and presented talk on Pluralism in Tort Law, Conference of Southeastern Association of Law Schools (July, 2008)

 

Panel on the Proposed Restatement of Restitution, Conference of Southeastern Association of Law Schools (July, 2007)

 

Presented The Centralized Music Licensing Act, Modest Proposals Conference, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (Spring, 2007)

 

Panel at the Remedies Workshop, AALS Annual Meeting (January, 2007)

 

Panel on Judicial Activism, Conference of Southeastern Association of Law Schools (July, 2006)

 

Guest Lecture Series, Wake Forest University (Spring, 2006)

 

Panel on the Supreme Court's State Farm opinion, Conference of Southeastern Association of Law Schools (July, 2005)

 

Unconscious Racism and the Law, University of Kentucky African-American History Month Series(Spring, 2005)

 

Panel on the Restatement (Third) of Torts, Conference of Southeastern Association of Law Schools (July, 2004)

 

Randall-Park Faculty Colloquium, University of Kentucky (Mar-ch, 2004)

 

Guest Lecture Series, Southern Illinois University (Fall, 2003)

 

Young Scholars Panel, Conference of Southeastern Association of Law Schools (July, 2003)

BAR ADMISSIONS

 

District of Columbia, West Wirginia 

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