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Product Liability – S. 44 Product Liability Act. Correspondence, memoranda, working papers. Robert C. Eckhardt, “S. 44 and Product Liability or How the Knights of the Business Roundtable Besieged the Citidel of the Common Law of Torts” (undated); S. 44 To regulate interstate commerce by providing for a uniform liability law, and for other purposes (21 May 1984); Product Liability Act Report together with Additional and Minority Views of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S. 44 (May23, 1984); Product Liability Act Report on S. 2631 (1 December 1982), 1983-1984

 File — Box: MSS 2015-03, Box 16

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Peter Kinzler donated these papers to the Arthur J. Morris Law Library, in five installments, between 2015 and 2016. They consist of 27 boxes (10.5 linear ft.) of documents related to his work on auto insurance legislation, and files about the drafting of vaccine compensation legislation that led to the National Childhood Vaccine Act of 1986. There is a folder with Mr. Kinzler's comments and recollections on each part of the collection.


  • Creation: 1983-1984



From the Collection: 10.5 Linear Feet (27 archival boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library Special Collections Repository

Arthur J. Morris Law Library
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University of Virginia
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