Vanderbilt Law Review

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Governmental liability for tort seems to be a field in which a comparative study is particularly appropriate. The subject is a segment of legislative reforms in which the influence of foreign systems has been marked. Highly developed foreign systems, especially the French, played their role in the demands among scholars for legislative reforms. The late Professor Edwin Borchard of Yale Law School, for many years one of the chief sponsors of federal legislation, made detailed studies of the foreign laws of governmental responsibility for tort.'

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