Hot Coffee: The Politics of Tort Reform

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
12:00 PM - 02:30 PM
American University Washington College of Law, Room 603
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC


Screening of the documentary Hot Coffee followed by a discussion with experts in tort law from across the political spectrum. Hot Coffee tells the story of the woman who sued McDonald's after spilling coffee on herself, and explores why the case attracted so much attention and who funded that effort.

Presented by the Program on Law and Government



WCL Alumni, AU & WCL Students, Faculty & Staff – no charge
General Public - No Charge
(registration is required)

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Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or

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