The American Influence on Canadian Tort Law


This Article pays tribute to Gary Schwartz and other American tort scholars and judges for their contribution to the development of a distinctive Canadian tort law. Several examples of the direct influence of American tort law on Canadian jurisprudence are described as well as some instances where Canadian tort law has resisted the allure of U.S. developments.

About the Author

Justice, Federal Court of Canada, Appeal Division; Adjunct Professor, Pepperdine University School of Law

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