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Oscar Gray

Jacob A. France Professor Emeritus of Torts

Phone: (410) 706-7174
Fax: (410) 706-0407
E-mail:
ogray @ law.umaryland.edu

Office: 251

BA, 1948, JD, 1951, Yale University


Biography | Selected Publications

In addition to private and corporate practice, Professor Gray has been an attorney-adviser in the Legal Adviser's Office of the U.S. Department of State; special counsel to the President's Task Force on Communications Policy; acting director of the Office of Environmental Impact, U.S. Department of Transportation; and has taught at the Catholic University of America School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and the University of Tennessee College of Law.

He is the author of Cases and Materials on Environmental Law and co-author (with H. Shulman and F. James and D. Gifford) of Cases and Materials on the Law of Torts and (with F. Harper and F. James) of The Law of Torts (Second Edition) and Harper, James and Gray on Torts (Third Edition).  He is a member of the American Law Institute, the Selden Society and Phi Beta Kappa.

Books

Harper, James and Gray on Torts (3d ed., vols. 1-6, 2006-2012) (with Fowler V. Harper and Fleming James, Jr.).

Cases and Materials on the Law of Torts (3d ed. 1976; 4th ed. 2003; 5th ed. 2010) (with Donald Gifford and others).

Cases and Materials on Environmental Law (1970; 2d ed. 1973).

Articles

Commentary [on Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress], 44 Wake Forest Law Review 1193 (2009). [Full Text]

Some Thoughts on 'The Economic Loss Rule' and Apportionment, 48 Arizona Law Review 897 (2006). [Full Text]

The Draft ALI Product Liability Proposals: Progress or Anachronism?, 61 Tennessee Law Review 1105 (1994). [Full Text]

Reflections on the Historical Context of Section 402A, 10 Touro Law Review 75 (1993).

On Sugarman on Tort-Chopping, 24 San Diego Law Review 851 (1987). [Full Text]

Standard of Care for Children Revisited, 45 Missouri Law Review 597 (1980). [Full Text]

One Year's Environmental Litigation: 1977-78, 14 The Forum 962 (1979).

Misrepresentation, (pts 1-2) 37 Maryland Law Review 286, 488 (1978) (with Fleming James, Jr.).

Section 4(F) of the Department of Transportation Act, 32 Maryland Law Review 327 (1973). [Full Text]



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