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ERIC Number: EJ046590
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1971
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Towards a New Technological Ethic: The Role of Legal Liability
Tribe, Laurence H.
Impact of Science on Society, 21, 3, 215-222, Jul-Sep 71
Legal attitudes today may gradually foster a new ethic for technology in the minds of the purveyors of technology because, while the trend of past American legal doctrine has been to hold the producers of goods and devices responsible for the foreseeable injuries their products inflict, American courts and law are now increasingly supporting a broader concept, that of liability for all injurious consequences, foreseeable or not. (Author/AL)
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