Law Professor Urges Calif. Supreme Court to Declare Component Parts Law

  • Hanlon Letter
  • <i>Amici</i> Brief
  • Opinion

LOS ANGELES -- A law professor at the University of California Berkeley, School of Law has filed a letter with the California Supreme Court supporting the defendants involved in a component parts doctrine dispute currently pending in the high court. O'Neil v. Crane Co. and Warren Pumps Inc., No. S177401 (Calif. Sup. Ct.).

The letter, penned Nov. 25 by Patrick M. Hanlon, a lecturer in law who focuses on tort law, states that "current state of the law in the Court of Appeal is completely unacceptable."

The state of law to which the professor refers is the reversal of a …


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