Jonathan Cardi

Jonathan Cardi

Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Law

Jonathan Cardi joined the faculty of Wake Forest in July 2010. Professor Cardi specializes in tort law, the law of remedies, and the intersection of race and the law. He is co-author of a torts casebook, a remedies casebook, two commercial outlines, and is co-editor of a book entitled Critical Race Realism. He has served as President of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools and Chair of the Remedies Section of the AALS, and he is a member of the American Law Institute, serving as Associate Reporter of the Restatement (Third) of Torts. He is also a contributor to the European Group on Tort Law. Professor Cardi received his BA from Harvard and his JD from the University of Iowa. He then clerked for the Honorable Judge Alan Norris, U.S. Federal Court of Appeals Judge for the 6th Circuit before working as a litigator at the D.C. law firm, Arnold & Porter. Prior to joining Wake Forest, Professor Cardi was a faculty member at the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he taught for eight years.Read more »


Education

  • JD, The University of Iowa College of Law, 1998
  • BA, Harvard University, 1991

Publications

Books

  • Cases and Materials on the Law of Torts, 6th ed. (2019) (with Joe Sanders, Mary Davis).
  • Restatement (Third) of Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons (Am. Law Inst., Council Draft No. 5) (2018).
  • Restatement (Third) of Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons (Am. Law Inst., Preliminary Draft No. 5) (2018).
  • Restatement (Third) of Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons (Am. Law. Inst., Council Draft No. 4) (2017).
  • Restatement (Third) of Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons (Am. Law Inst., Tentative Draft No. 2) (2017).
  • Restatement (Third) of Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons (Am. Law Inst., Preliminary Draft No. 4) (2017).
  • Restatement (Third) of Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons (Am. Law Inst., Council Draft No. 3) (2016).
  • Restatement (Third) of Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons (Am. Law Inst., Preliminary Draft No. 3) (2016).
  • Modern Remedies: Cases, Practical Problems and Exercises, 3rd ed. (Thompson-West 2016) (with Russell Weaver, David Partlett, Michael Kelly).
  • Basic Questions of Tort Law from a Comparative Perspective (Wien : Jan Sramek Verlag 2015).
  • Cases and Materials on the Law of Torts, 5th ed. (Thompson-West 2012) (with George Christie, Joe Sanders).
  • Critical Race Realism: Intersections of Psychology, Race, and Law (The New Press 2008).

Book Chapters

  • Defining the Boundaries Between Tort and Contract, in The European Group on Tort Law's Principles of European Tort Law.
  • The Liability of Public Authorities in the United States, in The Liability of Public Authorities in Comparative Perspective (Ken Oliphant, ed. 2016).
  • Product Liability in the United States of America, in European Product Liability: An Analysis of the State of the Art in the Era of New Technologies (Piotr Machnikowski, ed. 2016).
  • Basic Questions of Tort Law from the Perspective of the USA, in Basic Questions of Tort Law from a Comparative Perspective (Helmut Koziol, ed. 2015).
  • The Civil Jury: An American Ir-Resolution, in Le Droit Américain Contemporain Regards Transatlantiques (Pascal Mbongo & Russell L. Weaver, eds. 2013).
  • Net Negligence: A Framework for Understanding Claims for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in the Modern Era, in The Right to Privacy in the Light of Media Convergence: Perspectives from Three Continents 298-321 (Dieter Dorr & Russell L. Weaver eds. 2012).
  • Uber-Middleman: Reshaping the Broken Landscape of Music Copyright, in Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts Handbook (2008).
  • The Search for Racial Justice in Tort Law, in Critical Race Realism (2008).

Articles

Other

  • Black Letter Outlines, Remedies, 2nd ed. (2014).
  • Gilbert Law Summaries, Torts, 25th ed. (2008).

Media

Jonathan Cardi
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