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New ABA book explores legal cases resulting from extreme sports gone wrong

New ABA book explores legal cases resulting from extreme sports gone wrong

By Irma Romero

CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2014 — Whether a seasoned thrill-seeker or simply a spectator of extreme events, readers will enjoy delving into the riveting cases discussed in “Adventure and the Law,” a new book from the American Bar Association.

“Adventure and the Law” tells the stories behind 16 legal cases surrounding extreme activities, including mountain biking, water skiing, snowboarding, bungee jumping, car racing and skydiving. 

This book reveals how real-life adventures can take a turn for the unexpected and shows readers what happens in the courtroom when an exciting adventure goes from thrilling to threatening.

Author Cecil C. Kuhne III works in Fulbright & Jaworski LLP’s litigation section in the Dallas office and has represented clients in federal and state court proceedings involving complex commercial disputes, business torts and product liability. He is an author or editor for about 30 books, including the ABA-published “Buried Treasure: Finders, Keepers, and the Law” and a number of titles in the ABA’s “Little Book” series

Title:                     “Adventure and the Law”
Publisher:              ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
Pages:                   141
Product Code:       5190503
ISBN:                     978-1-62722-353-9
Size:                      6 x 9
Price:                     $59.95
Orders:                  800-285-2221 or

Editor’s note: Author interviews and review copies are available by sending an email to Kelly Keane at If you publish a review of this book, please send tear sheets or a copy for our files to Kelly Keane, American Bar Association, Book Publishing, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654. 

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