Jeffrey O Connell

Jeffery O Connell

Position: 

Associate Professor of Law

Biographical Information

Jeffrey O'Connell earned his bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College and his legal degree from Harvard Law School.  After several years in private practice in Boston, he joined the law faculty at University of Iowa College of Law in 1959.  He served as a professor at Iowa until 1963.

In his long career, he taught law at University of Illinois, Oxford University, and University of Virginia.  He also served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.  His work focused on insurance, and he helped devise the "no-fault" automobile insurance system.  He died in 2013.

Publications

Books

Jeffrey O'Connell & Thomas E. O'Connell, Political and Legal Adventurers: From Marx to Moynihan (Carolina Academic Press 2009)
Jeffrey O'Connell, A Recipe for Balanced Tort Reform: Early Offers with Swift Settlements (Carolina Academic Press 2008)
Jeffrey O'Connell & C. Brian Kelly, The Blame Game: Injuries, Insurance, and Injustice (Lexington Books 1987)
Jeffrey O'Connell, The Lawsuit Lottery: Only the Lawyers Win (Free Press 1979)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Roger C. Henderson, Tort Law, No-Fault and Beyond: Teaching Materials on Compensation for Accidents and Ailments in Modern Society (Bender 1976)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Ending Insult to Injury; No-Fault Insurance for Products and Services (University of Illinois Press 1975)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Roger C. Henderson, Tort Law, No-Fault and Beyond: Teaching Materials on Compensation for Accidents and Ailments in Modern Society (Bender 1975)
Jeffrey O'Connell, The Injury Industry and the Remedy of No-Fault Insurance (University of Illinois Press 1971)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Wallace H. Wilson, Car Insurance and Consumer Desires (University of Illinois Press 1969)
Robert E. Keeton, Jeffrey O'Connell & John H. McCord, eds., Crisis in Car Insurance (University of Illinois Press 1968)
Robert E. Keeton & Jeffrey O'Connell, After Cars Crash: The Need for Legal and Insurance Reform (Dow Jones-Irwin 1967)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Arthur Myers, Safety Last; An Indictment of the Auto Industry (Random House 1966)
Robert E. Keeton & Jeffrey O'Connell, Basic Protection for the Traffic Victim: A Blueprint for Reforming Automobile Insurance (Little, Brown 1965)
Jeffrey O'Connell. Basic Protection for the Traffic Victim: Report of a Study of the Automobile Claims System: Proposed Draft. Cambridge, MA, 1963:
Jeffrey O’Connell. Vertical Integration and Contract Farming; Final Report. [by] Dean T. Massey, in collaboration with Jeffrey O'Connell. Statistical analysis in Appendix C prepared by Dr. Gene Wunderlich. -- Iowa City, Iowa, 1963.

Articles

Joni Hersch, Jeffrey O'Connell & W. Kip Viscusi, "Reply to the Effects of Early Offers in Medical Malpractice Cases: Evidence from Texas," 7 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 164 (2010)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "The Large Cost Savings and Other Advantages of an Early Offer Crimtorts Approach to Medical Malpractice Claims," 17 Widener L.J. 835 (2007-2008)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Patricia Born, "The Cost and Other Advantages of an Early Offers Reform for Personal Injury Claims against Business, including for Product Liability," 2008 Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 423 (2008)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Tim Hagen, "With a Poster Case Like the Trial Bar's, Who Needs Enemies: A Product Liability Claimant's Odyssey," 56 Drake L. Rev. 83 (2007-2008)
Joni Hersch, Jeffrey O'Connell & W. Kip Viscusi, "An Empirical Assessment of Early Offer Reform for Medical Malpractice," 36 J. Legal Stud. S231 (2007)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Thomas E. O'Connell, "The Powerful but Vulnerable Aide in the Rise and Fall of Woodrow Wilson and His League of Nations," 19 Fla. J. Int'l L. 289 (2007)
Jeffrey O'Connell & John Linehan, "Neo No-Fault Early Offers: A Workable Compromise between First and Third-Party Insurance," 41 Gonz. L. Rev. 103 (2005-2006)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Jeremy Kidd & Evan Stephenson, "Economic Model Costing Early Offers Medical Malpractice Reform: Trading Noneconomic Damages for Prompt Payment of Economic Damages," 35 N.M. L. Rev. 259 (2005)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Evan Stephenson, "Binding Statutory Early Offers by Defendants, Not Plaintiffs, in Personal Injury Suits," 54 DePaul L. Rev. 233 (2004-2005)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Why Economics and Philosophers Flunk Torts: with a Guide to a Good Grade," 53 Emory L.J. 1349 (2004)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Statutory Authorization of Nonpayment of Noneconomic Damages as Leverage for Prompt Payment of Economic Damages in Personal Injury Cases," 71 Tenn. L. Rev. 191 (2003-2004)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Thomas E. O'Connell, "Karl Marx and Michael Harrington: Two Law School Dropouts ... and What Happened Next, East and West," 19 J.L. & Pol. 1 (2003)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Joseph R. Baldwin, "(In)Juries, (In)Justice, and (Il)Legal Blame: Tort Law as Melodrama - Or Is It Farce?," 50 UCLA L. Rev. 425 (2002-2003)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "A Proposed Remedy for Mississippi's Medical Malpractice Miseries," 22 Miss. C. L. Rev. 1 (2002-2003)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Andrew S. Boutros, "Treating Medical Malpractice Claims under a Variant of the Business Judgment Rule," 77 Notre Dame L. Rev. 373 (2001-2002)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Peter Kinzler & Hunter Bates, "A Federal Bill, with Commentary, to Allow Choice in Auto Insurance," 7 Conn. Ins. L.J. 511 (2000-2001)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Patrick B. Bryan, "More Hippocrates, Less Hypocrisy: Early Offers as a Means of Implementing the Institute of Medicine's Recommendations on Malpractice Law," 15 J.L. & Health 23 (2000-2001)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Thomas E. O'Connell, "Global Raising and Razing of Statism: The Mirror Roles of Two Law-Trained Englishmen - William Beveridge and Keith Joseph," 16 J.L. & Pol. 639 (2000)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Craig A. Stanton, "Justice Delayed Is ... Delay Ignored: The Indifference of Judges and Law Professors to Legal Lassitude," 49 DePaul L. Rev. 489 (1999-2000)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Judges and Real Tort Reform Concerning Uncertainty, Delays and Transaction Costs," 49 DePaul L. Rev. 497 (1999-2000)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Carlos M. Brown & Michael D. Smith, "Yellow Page Ads as Evidence of Widespread Overcharging by the Plaintiffs' Personal Injury Bar - and a Proposed Solution," 6 Conn. Ins. L.J. 423 (1999-2000)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Christopher J. Robinette, "The Role of Compensation in Personal Injury Tort Law: A Response to the Opposite Concerns of Gary Schwartz and Patrick Atiyah," 32 Conn. L. Rev. 137 (1999-2000)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Geoffrey Paul Eaton, "Binding Early Offers as a Simple, If Second-Best, Alternative to Tort Law," 78 Neb. L. Rev. 858 (1999)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Stephen Carroll, Michael Horowitz & Allan Abrahamse, "Consumer Choice in the Minnesota Auto Insurance Market," 24 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 825 (1998)
Jeffrey O'Connell & James F. Neale, "HMO's, Cost Containment, and Early Offers: New Malpractice Threats and a Proposed Reform," 14 J. Contemp. Health L. & Pol'y 287 (1997-1998)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Stephen Carroll, Alan Abrahamse & Michael Horowitz, "The Effect of Allowing Motorists to Opt out of Tort Law in the United States," 39 C. de D. 599 (1998)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Early Offers as Contingent Fee Reform," 47 DePaul L. Rev. 413 (1997-1998)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Stephen Carroll, Michael Horowitz & Allan Abarhamse, "Consumer Choice in the Virginia Auto Insurance Market," 23 Va. B. Ass'n J. 16 (1997)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Stephen Carroll, Michael Horowitz & Allan Abrahamse, "Consumer Choice in the Oklahoma Auto Insurance Market," 22 Okla. City U. L. Rev. 589 (1997)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Christopher J. Robinette, "Choice Auto Insurance: Do Theories of Justice Require Linkage between Injurers and the Injured," 1997 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1109 (1997)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Stephen Carroll, Michael Horowitz & Allan Abrahamse, "Consumer Choice in the Tennessee Auto Insurance Market," 27 U. Mem. L. Rev. 539 (1996-1997)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Ralph M. Muoio, "The Beam in Thine Eye: Judicial Attitudes toward Early Offer Tort Reform," 1997 U. Ill. L. Rev. 491 (1997)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Stephen Carroll, Michael Horowitz & Allan Abrahamse, "Consumer Choice in the Vermont Auto Insurance Market," 23 Vt. B.J. & L. Dig. 13 (1997)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Stephen Carroll, Michael Horowitz & Allan Abrahamse, "Consumer Choice in the North Carolina Auto Insurance Market," 19 Campbell L. Rev. 67 (1996-1997)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Stephen Carroll, Michael Horowitz & Allan Abrahamse, "The Comparative Costs of Allowing Consumer Choice for Auto Insurance in All Fifty States," 55 Md. L. Rev. 160 (1996)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "The McConnell Tort Reform Bill," 1 Mich. L. & Pol'y Rev. 111 (1996)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Stephen Carroll, Michael Horowitz & Allan Abrahamse, "The Costs of Consumer Choice for Auto Insurance in States without No-Fault Insurance," 54 Md. L. Rev. 281 (1995)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Allowing Motorists a Choice to be Legally Uninsured by Surrendering Tort Claims for Noneconomic Loss (With Some Further Thoughts on Choices between PIP and Tort Coverage," 1 Conn. Ins. L.J. 33 (1995)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Blending Reform of Tort Liability and Health Insurance: A Necessary Mix," 79 Cornell L. Rev. 1303 (1993-1994)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Reforming Both Liability and Health Insurance," 3 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 106 (1993-1994)
Jeffrey O'Connell, Stephen Carroll, Michael Horowitz & Allan Abrahamse, "Consumer Choice in the Auto Insurance Market," 52 Md. L. Rev. 1016 (1993)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Chad M. Oldfather, "A Lost Opportunity: A Review of the American Law Institute's Reporters' Study on Enterprise Responsibility for Personal Injury," 30 San Diego L. Rev. 307 (1993)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Two-Tier Tort Law: Neo No-Fault & Quasi-Criminal Liability," 27 Wake Forest L. Rev. 871 (1992)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Michigan's No-Fault Auto Law: Too Much of a Good Thing - And a Way for Some to Cut Back," 70 Mich. B.J. 938 (1991)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "A Model Bill (and Commentary Thereon) Allowing Choice of Coverage under Michigan's No-Fault Auto Insurance Law," 17 J. Legis. 155 (1990-1991)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Robert Joost, "A Model Bill Allowing Choice between Auto Insurance Payable with and without Regard to Fault," 51 Ohio St. L.J. 947 (1990)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Thomas E. O'Connell, "Diverse Doctor Johnson: Among Other Things, a Lawyer's Lawyer," 65 Notre Dame L. Rev. 617 (1989-1990)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "A Draft Bill to Allow Choice between No-Fault and Fault-Based Auto Insurance," 27 Harv. J. on Legis. 143 (1990)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "No-Fault Auto Insurance: Back by Popular (Market) Demand," 26 San Diego L. Rev. 993 (1989)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Must Health and Disability Insurance Subsidize Wasteful Injury Suits?," 41 Rutgers L. Rev. 1055 (1988-1989)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Pragmatic Constraints on Market Approaches: A Response to Professor Epstein," 74 Va. L. Rev. 1475 (1988)
Jeffrey O'Connell & James Guinivan, "An Irrational Combination: The Relative Expansion of Liability Insurance and Contraction of Loss Insurance," 49 Ohio St. L.J. 757 (1988-1989)
Jeffrey O'Connell & David Partlett, "An America's Cup for Tort Reform - Australia and America Compared," 21 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 443 (1987-1988)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Correct Diagnosis of the Ills of Liability Insurance-and a False Cure: A Comment on the Reports of the Federal Tort Policy Working Group," 63 Notre Dame L. Rev. 161 (1988)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Charles Tenser, "North America's Most Ambitious No-Fault Law: Quebec's Auto Insurance Act," 24 San Diego L. Rev. 917 (1987)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Balanced Proposals for Product Liability Reform," 48 Ohio St. L.J. 317 (1987)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Thomas E. O'Connell, "From Doctor Johnson To Justice Holmes To Professor Laski," 46 Md. L. Rev. 320 (1986-1987)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Jay Barker, "Compensation for Injury & Illness: An Update of the Conrad-Morgan Tabulations," 47 Ohio St. L.J. 913 (1986)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Bhopal, the Good Lawyer, and the American Law School: A Torts (and Insurance) Professor's Perspective," 36 J. Legal Educ. 311 (1986)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Robert H. Joost, "Giving Motorists a Choice between Fault and No-Fault Insurance," 72 Va. L. Rev. 61 (1986)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Neo-No-Fault Remedies for Medical Injuries: Coordinated Statutory and Contractual Alternatives," 49 Law & Contemp. Probs. 125 (1986)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Alternatives to the Tort System for Personal Injury," 23 San Diego L. Rev. 17 (1986)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Nancy Dart, "The House of Truth: Home of the Young Frankfurter and Lippman," 35 Cath. U. L. Rev. 79 (1985-1986)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "A Neo No-Fault Contract in Lieu of Tort: Preaccident Guarantees of Postaccident Settlement Offers," 73 Cal. L. Rev. 898 (1985)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Henson Moore, "Foreclosing Medical Malpractice Claims by Prompt Tender of Economic Loss," 44 La. L. Rev. 1267 (1983-1984)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Craig Brown, "A Canadian Proposal for No-Fault Benefits Financed by Assignments of Tort Rights," 33 U. Toronto L.J. 434 (1983)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Keith Carpenter, "Payment for Pain and Suffering through History," 50 Ins. Counsel J. 411 (1983)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Saul Levmore, "A Reply to Landes: A Faulty Study of No-Fault's Effect on Fault," 48 Mo. L. Rev. 649 (1983)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Offers That Can't Be Refused: Foreclosure of Personal Injury Claims by Defendant's Prompt Tender of Claimants' Net Economic Losses," 77 Nw. U. L. Rev. 589 (1982-1983)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Foreclosing Claims for Personal Injury from Toxic Substances by Defendants' Tender of Claimants' Net Economic Losses," 2 Va. J. Nat. Resources L. 203 (1982)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Constitutional Protection of Summary Telephone Disconnections for Illegal Use," 82 Colum. L. Rev. 98 (1982)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "A Proposal to Abolish Defendants' Payment for Pain and Suffering in Return for Payment of Claimants' Attorneys' Fees," 1981 U. Ill. L. Rev. 333 (1981)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Alfred Conrad," 79 Mich. L. Rev. 375 (1980-1981)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Thomas E. O'Connell, "The Five Roles of the Law School Dean: Leader, Manager, Energizer, Envoy, Intellectual," 29 Emory L. J. 605 (1980)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "A Proposal to Abolish Contributory and Comparative Fault, with Compensatory Savings by Also Abolishing the Collateral Source Rule," 1980 Ins. L.J. 206 (1980)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "No-Fault and Political Practicalities," 1980 Ins. L.J. 82 (1980)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Janet Beck, "Overcoming Legal Barriers to the Transfer of Third-Party Tort Claims as a Means of Financing First-Party No-Fault Insurance," 58 Wash. U. L. Q. 55 (1980)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Supplementing Workers' Compensation Benefits in Return for an Assignment of Third-Party Tort Claims--Without an Enabling Statute," 5 Workmen's Comp. L. Rev. 265 (1979-1980)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Janet Beck, "An Update of the Surveys on the Operation of No-Fault Auto Laws," 1979 Ins. L.J. 129 (1979)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Proposal to Abolish Contributory and Comparative Fault, with Compensatory Savings by Also Abolishing the Collateral Source Rule," 1979 U. Ill. L.F. 591 (1979)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Harnessing the Liability Lottery: Elective First-Party No-Fault Insurance Financed by Third-Party Tort Claims," 1978 Wash. U. L. Q. 693 (1978)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Financing First-Party No-Fault Insurance By Assignment of Third-Party Tort Claims," 1978 Ins. L.J. 207 (1978)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Supplementing Workers' Compensation Benefits in Return for an Assignment of Third-Party Tort Claims--Without an Enabling Statute," 56 Tex. L. Rev. 537 (1977-1978)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "The Interlocking Death and Rebirth of Contract and Tort," 1977 Ins. L.J. 734 (1977)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Contracting for No-Fault Liability Insurance Covering Doctors and Hospitals," 36 Md. L. Rev. 553 (1976-1977)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Transferring Injured Victims' Tort Rights to No-Fault Insurers: New Sole Remedy Approaches to Cure Liability Insurance Ills," 1977 U. Ill. L.F. 749 (1977)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "The Interlocking Death and Rebirth of Contract and Tort," 75 Mich. L. Rev. 659 (1976-1977)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Operation of No-Fault Auto Laws: A Survey of the Surveys," 1977 Ins. L.J. 152 (1977)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Operation of No-Fault Auto Laws: A Survey of the Surveys," 56 Neb. L. Rev. 23 (1977)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "An Immediate Solution to Some Products Liability Problems: Workers' Compensation as a Sole Remedy for Employees, with an Employer's Remedy against Third Parties," 1976 Ins. L.J. 683 (1976)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Bargaining for Waivers of Third-Party Tort Claims: An Answer to Products Liability Woes for Employers and Their Employees and Suppliers," 1976 Ins. L.J. 530 (1976)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Bargaining for Waivers of Third - Party Tort Claims: An Answer to Product Liability Woes for Employers and Their Employees and Suppliers," 1976 U. Ill. L.F. 435 (1976)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Products and Services No Fault without Legislation," 62 A.B.A. J. 343 (1976)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "An Alternative to Abandoning Tort Liability: Elective No-Fault Insurance for Many Kinds of Injuries," 60 Minn. L. Rev. 501 (1975-1976)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "No-Fault Insurance for All Accidents," 13 Osgoode Hall L. J. 461 (1975)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "No-Fault Liability by Contract for Doctors, Manufacturers, Retailers and Others," 1975 Ins. L.J. 531 (1975)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "An Elective No-Fault Liability Statute," 1975 Ins. L.J. 261 (1975)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Elective No-Fault Liability by Contract - With or without an Enabling Statute," 1975 U. Ill. L.F. 59 (1975)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "No-Fault Insurance for Injuries Arising from Medical Treatment: A Proposal for Elective Coverage," 24 Emory L. J. 21 (1975)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "It's Time for No Fault for All Kinds of Injuries," 60 A.B.A. J. 1070 (1974)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Elective No-Fault Insurance for Many Kinds of Accidents: A Proposal and an Economic Analysis," 42 Tenn. L. Rev. 145 (1974-1975)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "The Frustrations of Insurance," 43 U. Cin. L. Rev. 847 (1974)
Victor E. Schwartz, John Fleming, Jeffrey O'Connell & Robert E. Keeton, "Teaching Compensation Systems: Some Solutions for a Common Quandary," 26 J. Legal Educ. 422 (1973-1974)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Elective No-Fault Liability Insurance for All Kinds of Accidents: A Proposal," 1973 Ins. L.J. 495 (1973)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Expanding No-Fault Beyond Auto Insurance: Some Proposals," 59 Va. L. Rev. 749 (1973)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "No-Fault Insurance for Great Britain," 2 Indus. L.J. 187 (1973)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Attorneys and Auto Accidents: A Prototype of Professional Padding," 23 Mercer L. Rev. 557 (1972)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Equal Protection against Unequal Schools," 1972 U. Ill. L.F. 215 (1972)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "The Wages of Virtue: Better Symbols for Law School Grades," 24 J. Legal Educ. 362 (1971-1972)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Rita James Simon, "Payment for Pain & (and) Suffering: Who Wants What, When & Why," 1972 U. Ill. L.F. 1 (1972)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "The Future Mix of No-Fault Insurance, Other Private and Private Health and Wage Loss Coverages, and the Casualty Insurance Industry," 1972 Ins. L.J. 30 (1972)
Robert E. Keeton & Jeffrey O'Connell, "Alternative Paths Toward Nofault Automobile Insurance," 1971 Ins. L.J. 517 (1971)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Wallace Wilson, "The Department of Transportation and Market Facts Public Opinion Polls on No-Fault Auto Insurance," 1971 Ins. L.J. 239 (1971)
Robert E. Keeton & Jeffrey O'Connell, "Alternative Paths Toward Nonfault Automobile Insurance," 71 Colum. L. Rev. 241 (1971)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Rx for Medical Malpractice," 1970 Ins. L.J. 325 (1970)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Wallace Wilson, "Public Opinion Polls on the Fault System: State Farms versus Other Surveys," 1970 Ins. L.J. 261 (1970)
Jeffrey O'Connell & Wallace Wilson, "Public Opinion on No-Fault Auto Insurance: A Survey of the Surveys," 1970 U. Ill. L.F. 307 (1970)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "The Automobile Insurance Industry and Federal Takeover," 36 U. Chi. L. Rev. 734 (1968-1969)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "A Balanced Approach to Auto Insurance Reform: O'Connell Answers His Critics," 41 U. Colo. L. Rev. 81 (1969)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Industry and the Academic Researcher," 53 Iowa L. Rev. 1269 (1967-1968)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "The Road Ahead: For Automobile Insurance," 1 Conn. L. Rev. 22 (1968)
Robert E. Keeton & Jeffrey O'Connell, "A Summary of the Keeton-O'Connell Basic Protection Automobile Insurance Plan," 51 Judicature 151 (1967-1968)
Robert E. Keeton & Jeffrey O'Connell, "Proponents Look at Basic Protection Plan," 51 Judicature 153 (1967-1968)
Robert E. Keeton & Jeffrey O'Connell, "Basic Protection Plan for Traffic Accident Losses," 43 Notre Dame L. 184 (1967-1968)
Robert E. Keeton & Jeffrey O'Connell, "Basic Protection Automobile Insurance," 1967 U. Ill. L.F. 400 (1967)
Robert E. Keeton & Jeffrey O'Connell, "Basic Protection: A Rebuttal to Its Critics," 53 A.B.A. J. 633 (1967)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Basic Protection - Relief for the Ills of Automobile Insurance Cases," 27 La. L. Rev. 647 (1966-1967)
Robert E. Keeton & Jeffrey O'Connell, "Basic Protection and the Costs of Traffic Accidents," 38 N.Y. St. B.J. 255 (1966)
Robert E. Keeton & Jeffrey O'Connell, "A Basic Protection Insurance Act for Claims of Traffic Victims," 2 Harv. J. on Legis. 41 (1965)
Robert E. Keeton & Jeffrey O'Connell, "Basic Protection--A Proposal for Improving Automobile Claims Systems," 78 Harv. L. Rev. 329 (1964-1965)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Taming the Automobile," 58 Nw. U. L. Rev. 299 (1963-1964)
Jeffrey O'Connell, "Iowa's New Water Statute--the Constitutionality of Regulating Existing Uses of Water," 47 Iowa L. Rev. 549 (1961-1962)

Book Reviews

Jeffrey O'Connell & Richard F. Bland, "Pats for Pat," 2000 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1287 (2000)

Reports

Robert E. Keeton & Jeffrey O'Connell, Report of Special Committee to Study and Evaluate the Keeton-O’Connell Basic Protection Plan and Automobile Accident Reparations (American Insurance Association 1968)