Professor of Law

Contact

  • Office: 120 Tremont St.,
  • Suite: 380-D
  • Phone: 617-573-8188
  • Fax: 617-305-3090
  • Email: jglannon@suffolk.edu

Degrees

  • BA, MAT, JD, Harvard University

Bar Admittance

  • MA

    Teaching

  • Civil Procedure
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Torts

Biography

Professor Joseph Glannon earned his B.A., M.A.T. and J.D. degrees from Harvard. After clerking for the Massachusetts Appeals Court and serving as Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Boston, he joined the Suffolk University Law School faculty in 1980. Professor Glannon teaches Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws and Torts, and has written extensively on public tort liability in Massachusetts. He is the author of widely used student books on both Civil Procedure and Torts, published by Aspen Publishers. His procedure book, Civil Procedure: Examples and Explanations, is currently in its seventh edition. The fourth edition of his Torts book, The Law of Torts: Examples and Explanations, was published in 2010. He is also the author of a Civil Procedure review text, The Glannon Guide to Civil Procedure, also published by Aspen Publishers.

Professional Activities

Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Executive Com., Civil Procedure Section, AALS, 1995-1997

 

Publications

Books

CIVIL PROCEDURE; RULES, STATUTES, AND OTHER MATERIALS (2014) (with Andrew Perlman and Peter Raven-Hansen)

CIVIL PROCEDURE: A COURSEBOOK (2d ed., 2014) (with Andrew Perlman and Peter Raven-Hansen)

CIVIL PROCEDURE: RULES, STATUTES, AND OTHER MATERIALS (Aspen, 2013) (with Andrew Perlman and Peter Raven-Hansen) (annually updated)

THE GLANNON GUIDE TO CIVIL PROCEDURE (3rd ed., 2013)

CIVIL PROCEDURE: EXAMPLES & EXPLANATIONS (7th ed., 2013)

CIVIL PROCEDURE: A COURSEBOOK (2011) (with Andrew Perlman and Peter Raven-Hansen)

THE LAW OF TORTS: EXAMPLES & EXPLANATIONS (4th ed., 2010)

THE GLANNON GUIDE TO CIVIL PROCEDURE (2d. ed., 2009)

CIVIL PROCEDURE: EXAMPLES AND EXPLANATIONS (6th ed., 2008)

THE ASPEN AUDIO GUIDE TO CIVIL PROCEDURE (2008)

CIVIL PROCEDURE: EXAMPLES AND EXPLANATIONS (5th ed., 2006)

THE LAW OF TORTS: EXAMPLES AND EXPLANATIONS (3d ed., 2005)

THE GLANNON GUIDE TO CIVIL PROCEDURE (2003)

CIVIL PROCEDURE: EXAMPLES AND EXPLANATIONS (4th ed., 2001)

THE LAW OF TORTS: EXAMPLES AND EXPLANATIONS (2d ed., 2000)

CIVIL PROCEDURE: EXAMPLES AND EXPLANATIONS (3d ed., 1997)

FIRESIDE CIVIL PROCEDURE (1996) (Nine hour audiotape series)

THE LAW OF TORTS: EXAMPLES AND EXPLANATIONS (1995)

CIVIL PROCEDURE: EXAMPLES AND EXPLANATIONS (2d ed., 1992)

MASSACHUSETTS GOVERNMENTAL LIABILITY REPORTER (1987) (co-editor, with Steven P. Perlmutter)

CIVIL PROCEDURE: EXAMPLES AND EXPLANATIONS (1987)

Articles

Massachusetts Statutes of Limitations: A User's Guide, 19 SUFFOLK J. TRIAL & APP. ADVOC 1 (forthcoming 2014)

Conflict of Laws in Massachusetts: Current Choice of Law Theory, 92 MASS. L. REV. 12 (2009) (with Gabriel Teninbaum)

Conflict of Laws in Massachusetts: Related Problems in Selecting the Applicable Law, 92 MASS. L. REV. 87 (2009) (with Gabriel Teninbaum)

Liability of Multiple Tortfeasors in Massachusetts: The Related Doctrines of Joint and Several Liability, Comparative Negligence and Contribution, 85 MASS. L. REV. 50 (2000)

Politics and Personal Jurisdiction: Suing State Sponsors of Terrorism under the 1996 Amendments to the Foreign Sovereign Immunites Act, 87 GEO. L.J. 675 (1999) (with Jeffery Atik)

Coordinating Civil Procedure and the Legal Research and Writing Course: A Field Experiment, 47 J. LEGAL EDUC. 246 (1997) (with Terry J. Seligmann, Medb M. Sichko and Linda S. Simard)

Liability for 'Public Duties' under the Tort Claims Act: The Legislature Reconsiders the Public Duty Rule, 79 MASS. L. REV. 17 (1994)

The Massachusetts Tort Claims Act: Analysis and Update, 75 MASS. L. REV. 52 (1990)

Practice and Procedure Under the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act (G.L. c. 258), 71 MASS. L. REV. 61 (1986) (with Bennett S. Gordon)

Recovery for Civil Rights Violations in Massachusetts: A Comparison of Section 1983 With State Tort Remedies, 18 SUFFOLK U.L. REV. 247 (1984)

The Scope of Public Liability Under the Tort Claims Act: Beyond the Public Duty Rule, 67 MASS. L. REV. 159 (1982)

Governmental Tort Liability Under the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act of 1978, 66 MASS. L. REV. 7 (1981)

Other publications


Fireside Civil Procedure (Nine hour audiotape series (Little, Brown, 1996)