|In five decades of writing,
teaching, and practice, Dan B.
Dobbs has helped shape the law
of torts. He is the author of two
leading treatises – The Law of Torts, and The Law of Remedies – and a coauthor of the treatise Prosser & Keeton on Torts. He has guided many casebooks to print, including five editions of Torts and Compensation Systems, the last three with co-author Paul T. Hayden. In addition, he has published more than thirty scholarly articles.
Along with his prolific scholarship, Professor Dobbs has taken an active role in teaching and service. He has given numerous presentations to judges, lawyers, faculty, and student groups. He also served as a past Chair of the Association of American Law Schools Torts and Remedies sections, and continues to be an active member of the American Law Institute. In 1992, Professor Dobbs was named a Regents Professor of the University of Arizona – the highest academic distinction that the University can bestow.
Professor Dobbs’ work has influenced both national and international audiences. U.S. courts have cited his books and articles in thousands of cases including nearly one hundred United States Supreme Court opinions. His contributions to the international community include work as an American participant in the European Group on Tort Law – the group charged with harmonizing the tort law of the countries in the European Union. This year he will publish Economic and Dignitary Torts – Business, Commercial and Intangible Harms with co–author Ellen M. Bublick. Breach of Fiduciary Duty March 3–4, 2006 Tucson, Arizona.