Date Chartered: 1/1/1973


The Section on Torts and Compensation Systems promotes and stimulates ideas, interest, and activities, and the communication and discussion thereof, among those concerned with the teaching, administration, improvement, and reformation of the law relating to torts and compensation systems.

Leadership   Listserv & Member-Only Content


Torts and Compensation Systems 2018 Newsletter (PDF)

Annual Meeting Programs


Main Program
Law and Sports (Co-sponsored by Torts and Compensation Systems)


Main Program
Defamation and Privacy (Co-sponsored by Torts and Compensation Systems)
Jurisprudence (Co-sponsored by Torts and Compensation Systems)
Teaching Methods (Co-sponsored by Torts and Compensation Systems)


Year Award Name Recipient Law School
2019 William L. Prosser Award Kenneth Simons University of California, Irvine School of Law
2018 William L. Prosser Award Marshall Shapo Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
2017 William L. Prosser Award Stephen Sugarman University of California, Berkeley School of Law
2016 William L. Prosser Award Aaron Twerski Brooklyn Law School
2015 William L. Prosser Award Michael Green Wake Forest University School of Law
2014 William L. Prosser Award James A. Henderson Jr. Cornell Law School
2013 William L. Prosser Award Jane Stapleton The University of Texas School of Law
2012 William L. Prosser Award Richard A. Posner United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Senior Lecturer, University of Chicago Law School