Professor Alberto Bernabe agrees with my assessment of the CVS inhaler situation: there would be no duty under the common law. Prof Bernabe also provides a link to some musings by Jonathan Turley about the tort defenses available to someone who forcefully took an inhaler from the pharmacy to help the woman.
Professor Bernabe also highlights Duke Law’s “Voices of American Law“: a great series of mini-documentaries on important recent Supreme Court cases.
Most joggers’ biggest roadway fears is being hit by a car. But Tom Vanderbilt highlights a recent case where a bicyclist fatally struck a jogger. This incident and others raises the question: can multi-use paths be shared safely by cyclists and runners? Or should cyclists have their own paths?