Clifford Davis

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Position: 

Professor of Law

Biographical Information

Clifford Davis earned his LL.B. from Harvard in 1952.  He served as a professor at Iowa from 1961 to 1969 before moving to University of Connecticut, where he continued teaching until 1997. His work focused on property, torts, workers' compensation, and water rights.

Publications

Books

Clifford Davis, Riparian Water Law: A Functional Analysis (1971)
Clifford Davis & Willard L. Boyd, The Iowa Law of Workmen’s Compensation (University of Iowa 1967)

Articles

Clifford Davis, "European Takeovers- This Is What You Have to Tell Brussels," 9 Int'l Fin. L. Rev. 31 (1990)
Clifford Davis, "The Duties and Rights of Operators of Water Retention Structures," 57 Neb. L. Rev. 319 (1978)
Clifford Davis, "Comparative Negligence, Comparative Contribution, and Equal Protection in the Trial and Settlement of Multiple Defendant Product Cases," 10 Ind. L. Rev. 831 (1976-1977)
Clifford Davis, "Third-Party Tortfeasors' Rights Where Compensation-Covered Employers are Negligent--Where Do Dole and Sunspan Lead," 3 Workmen's Comp. L. Rev. 1 (1976)
Clifford Davis, "Workmen's Compensation in Connecticut--The Necessary Work Connection," 3 Workmen's Comp. L. Rev. 221 (1976)
Clifford Davis, "Third-Party Tortfeasors' Rights Where Compensation-Covered Employers are Negligent-Where Do Dole and Sunspan Lead," 4 Hofstra L. Rev. 571 (1975-1976)
Clifford Davis, "New Developments in Workmen's Compensation--Emphasis on Equal Protection," 2 Workmen's Comp. L. Rev. 638 (1975)
Clifford Davis, "Workmen's Compensation, 1 Workmen's Comp. L. Rev. 1" (1974)
Clifford Davis, "Workmen's Compensation--Using an Enterprise Theory of Employment to Determine who is a Third Party Tort-Feasor," 1 Workmen's Comp. L. Rev. 179 (1974)
Clifford Davis, "Workmen's Compensation in Connecticut--The Necessary Work Connection," 7 Conn. L. Rev. 199 (1974-1975)
Clifford Davis, "The Law of Diffused Surface Water in Eastern Riparian States," 6 Conn. L. Rev. 227 (1973-1974)
Clifford Davis, "Workmen's Compensation in Connecticut--The Employment Relation," 4 Conn. L. Rev. 573 (1971-1972)
Clifford Davis, "Workmen's Compensation - Using an Enterprise Theory of Employment to Determine Who Is a Third Party Tort-Feasor," 32 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 289 (1970-1971)
Clifford Davis, "Dependency in Workmen's Compensation: Letting the Expectations and Conduct of Affected Parties Play A More Significant Role," 23 Vand. L. Rev. 23 (1969-1970)
Clifford Davis, "Death of a Hired Man - Agricultural Employees and Workmen's Compensation in the North Central States," 13 S.D. L. Rev. 1 (1968)
Clifford Davis, "Effect of Employer Approval on Workmen's Compensation Decisions Letting Affected Parties Communicate Standards," 54 Cornell L. Rev. 97 (1968-1969)
Clifford Davis, "Letting the Conduct of Affected Parties Play a Meaningful Role in Resolving Disputes between Adjoining and Concurrent Owners of Real Property," 22 Ark. L. Rev. 1 (1968-1969)
Clifford Davis, "Letting Affected Parties Communicate Standards--Exempt Property," 53 Iowa L. Rev. 366 (1967-1968)
Clifford Davis, "Workmen's Compensation - Excluded Employment," 16 Drake L. Rev. 68 (1966-1967)
Clifford Davis, "Specialization in Law Practice," 39 Fla. B.J. 228 (1965)
Clifford Davis, "Mechanics' Liens and Construction Financing--Consistent Priorities," 51 Iowa L. Rev. 862 (1965-1966)
Clifford Davis, "Mechanics' Liens--Shifting Responsibility for Building Contractors' Debts," 48 Iowa L. Rev. 794 (1962-1963)