THOMAS A. DICKERSON BIBLIOGRAPHY: ARTICLES IN LAW REVIEWS AND LEGAL PUBLICATIONS [ 1977-2001 ]

1977

Dickerson, "Travel Consumer Fraud: Rip-Offs & Remedies," Syracuse Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 4 [ 1977 .]

Dickerson, Travel Related Lawsuits--Up, Up And Away, New York Law Journal , June 22, 1977, p. 1.


1978

Dickerson, "Travel Law Part I," The Practical Lawyer, January, 1978, p. 13.

Dickerson, "Travel Law Part II," The Practical Lawyer, March 1978, p. 21.


1979

Dickerson, Class Actions Under Articles 9 Of The CPLR, December 26, 1979, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Recent Class Action Litigation Against Air Carriers," Air Law, Vol. IV, No. 2 [ 1979 ].

Dickerson, "The United States Airline De-Regulation Act, Monopolization And Potential Anti-Trust Litigation Against Air Carriers," Air Law, Vol. IV, No. 4, 1979.


1980

Dickerson, "Travel Law: Why Many Lost Baggage Claims Are Packed With Hidden Liability," National Law Journal, March 24, 1980, p. 23.

Dickerson, "Class Actions Under Article 9 Of The CPLR, Jurisdiction Over Non-Residents; Forum Non Conveniens ", New York Law Journal , July 14, 1980, p. 1.

Dickerson, "The Travel Consumer Class Action," The Practical Lawyer, January 1980, p. 49.

Dickerson, "Class Actions Under Article 9 Of CPLR," New York Law Journal , August 18, 1980, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Travel Law: Baggage Claims," Air Law, Vol. V, No. 3, 1980.

Dickerson, "Class Action...A New Remedy For Travelers, Case &" Comment, Vol. 85, No. 5, September-October, 1980.

Dickerson, "Recovering For Lost Or Delayed Baggage," The Practical Lawyer, December, 1980, p. 69.


1981

Dickerson, "Travel Law: Air Carriers Face Rise In Liability For Baggage," New York Law Journal , January 2, 1981, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Class Actions Under Article 9 Of CPLR-Decision Reviewed," New York Law Journal , February 3, 1981, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Travel Law: Litigation Against The Railroads In Beginning To Pick Up Steam," National Law Journal , April 20, 1981, p. 24.

Dickerson, "Travel Law: How To Send Travel Agents On A Trip To The Courthouse," National Law Journal, July 6, 1981, p. 26.

Dickerson, "Class Actions Under Art. 9 Of CPLR-A New Beginning," New York Law Journal , August 7, 1981, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Travel Law: Going To A Convention Or Reunion? Don't Forget To Pack A Lawsuit," National Law Journal, November 2, 1981, p. 26.

Dickerson, "Pre-Certification Discovery In Class Actions Under CPLR," New York Law Journal , November 13, 1981, p. 1.

Dickerson, "TV's Image Of The Love Boat: Is It Out Of Focus With Real Life?," National Law Journal, December 7, 1981, p. 50.


1982

Dickerson, Class Actions Under Article 9 Of CPLR-The Dynamic Duo, March 15, 1982, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Hotel Law At Its Best," National Law Journal, March 29, 1982, p. 46.

Dickerson, "Tour Operators And Liability: A Guide For Hoteliers," Cornell H.R.A. Quarterly, May 1982, p. 74.

Dickerson, "Litigating Resort Timeshare Abuses," National Law Journal, June 7, 1982, p. 44; June 14, 1982, p. 45.

Dickerson, "Airline Deregulation: Beyond The Fare Cuts," National Law Journal, June 28, 1982, p.40.

Dickerson, "Disruptions In Business Travel," National Law Journal, July 16, 1982, p. 39

Dickerson, "Travel Law, Securing Travelers' Rights And Remedies," Trial Magazine, Vol. 18, No. 8, August 1982, p. 44.

Dickerson, "Malpractice By Travel Agents," New York State Bar Association, I.N.C.L. Journal, June 1982, p. 27.

Dickerson, "Car Rentals: The Fine Print," National Law Journal, August 23, 1982, p. 36.

Dickerson, "Avoiding Unforgetable Experiences At Hotels," National Law Journal, October 4, 1982, p. 40.

Dickerson, "Selecting Viable And Liable Travel Law Defendants, Case &" Comment, Vol. 87, No. 5, September-October 1982, p. 28.

Dickerson, "The Liability Of Travel Agents," Tour Operators And Informal Travel Promoters, F.I.C. Quarterly, Vol. 33, No. 1 ( Fall 1982 ), p. 3.

Dickerson, "The Court's Knee-Jerk Enforcement Of Service Disclaimers May Be Fading," National Law Journal, November 29, 1982, p. 40.


1983

Dickerson, "Airline Deregulation: Latest Rules Bring Fundamental Changes," National Law Journal, February 21, 1983, p. 35.

Dickerson, "Class Actions Under Article 9 Of The CPLR," New York Law Journal, March 18, 1983, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Charter Tours Offer Substantial Savings, But Can Be Unreliable," National Law Journal, July 11, 1983, p. 40.


1984

Dickerson, "A Review Of Class Actions Under CPLR Article 9," New York Law Journal, March 14, 1984, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Class Actions Under Article 9 Of The CPLR," New York State Bar Association, I.N.C.L. Journal, June, 1984, p. 8.

Dickerson, Editor Of New York Class Action Digest [ 1984-1986 ], New York State Bar Association, publication of I.N.C.L. Class Action Committee.


1985

Dickerson, "Class Actions Under Article 9 Of CPLR-Faith Restored," New York Law Journal , February 8, 1985, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Travel Law: Rights And Remedies For Travelers If Charter Tour Operators Stumble," National Law Journal, September 30, 1985, p. 28.


1986

Dickerson, "Class Actions Under Article 9 Of CPLR-85' Was Good Year," New York Law Journal , February 7, 1986, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Walkin' With Mr. Lee Is Big Hit In Federal Court--Synchronization Rights At Issue," New York Law Journal , May 2, 1986, p. 5.

Dickerson, "To All Frustrated (Boston) Sports Fans: Forget The Boos, Raspberries And Catcalls--Sue The Bums," New York Law Journal, November 14, 1986, p. 5.

1987

Dickerson, "Review Of 1986 Decisions Of Article 9 Class Actions," New York Law Journal , January 21, 1987, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Article 9 Class Actions--Year-End Review Of Decisions," New York Law Journal , December 30, 1987, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Consumer Class Actions-An Introduction; Consumer Class Actions--Travel, Entertainment, Food, Landlord/Tenant; New York State Bar Association, I.N.C.L. Journal, December 1987, pp. 3, 2.


1988

Dickerson, "Public Charters [ 14 CFR Sec. 380 ]: A Need For Greater Enforcement And Modification Of Department Of Transportation Regulations," The Record Of The Association Of The Bar Of The City Of New York, Vol. 43, No. 5, June 1988, p. 570 [ Report Of Consumer Affairs Committee ].


1989

Dickerson, "Article 9 Class Actions--A Review Of Decisions In 1988," New York Law Journal , January 26, 1989, p. 1.


1990

Dickerson, "Article 9 Class Actions: A Review Of 1989," New York Law Journal , January 4, 1990, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Developments In Liability Of Tour Operators And Travel Agents," New York Law Journal, August 23, 1990, p. 1.

1991

Dickerson, "A Review Of Article 9 Class Actions In 1990," New York Law Journal, January 28, 1991, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Resort Condominiums: The Next Class Action Battleground," New York Law Journal, September 19, 1991, p. 1.


1992

Dickerson, "Article 9 Class Actions In 1991," New York Law Journal, January 4, 1992, p. 1.


1993

Dickerson, "Article 9 Class Actions In 1992," New York Law Journal, January 6, 1993, p. 1.


1994

Dickerson & Manning," Article 9 Class Actions In 1993," New York Law Journal , January 31, 1994, p. 1.


1995

Dickerson, "Article 9 Class Actions In 1994," New York Law Journal, January 23, 1995, p. 1.

Dickerson, "Laws Leave Passengers Shipwrecked," National Law Journal, May 29, 1995, p. B9.

Dickerson, "Dangerous Holiday Destinations. A Duty To Disclose?," Travel Law Journal, Issue One 1995, Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Dickerson, "The Liability Of Tour Operators And Suppliers For Physical Injuries Sustained By Travellers On Tour--The US Dimension," Travel Law Journal, Issue Two 1995, Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Dickerson, "The Liability Of Suppliers And Tour Operators For Medical Malpractice," Travel Law Journal, Issue Four 1995, Newcastle upon Tyne, England.


1996

Dickerson & Manning, "Article 9 Class Actions in 1995," New York Law Journal, January 30, 1996, p. 1. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/Art9-95.html

Dickerson, "Travel Consumer Remedies: Small Claims Courts and Consumer Class Actions," Travel Law Journal, Issue One 1996, Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/tcr.html

Dickerson, "How Safe Are Student Tours?," Travel Law Journal, Issue Three 1996, Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/studtour.html

Dickerson, "Storm Warning, Travel Agents Must Warn Clients Of Vacation Risks," Network '96, International Airlines Travel Agent Network, Lockturn Ltd, London, England, November 1996.

Dickerson, "Tour Operators And Air Carriers: Modern Theories of Liability," The Aviation Quarterly [1996-97] TAQ 87-155 Part 2, October 1996. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/toac.html


1997

Dickerson & Manning, "Article 9 Class Actions in 1996," New York Law Journal , February 6, 1997, p. 1. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/classact96.html

Dickerson, "Pseudo Travel Agents," The International Travel Law Journal, Issue One 1997, p. 29.

Dickerson, "Instant Travel Agents", The Aviation Quarterly [ 1996-97] TAQ 209-272 Part 4, April 1997. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/ita.html

Dickerson, "Travel Abroad. Sue At Home," The International Travel Law Journal, Issue Three 1997, p. 125. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/tasah.html

Dickerson, "Hotel Restaurant Liability For Lost Overcoats," International Travel Law Journal, Issue Four 1997, p. 181. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/overcoat.html


1998

Dickerson & Manning, "A Summary of Article 9 Class Actions in 1997," New York Law Journal, January 12, 1998, p. 1.

Dickerson, "The Licensing And Regulation Of Travel Sellers In The United States," The Aviation Quarterly [ 1998 ] TAQ, 47-69, Part 1 January 1998. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/Aqtaed1.htm

Dickerson, "The Liability Of Informal Travel Promoters And Sponsors," Paper Submitted To Nonprofits In Travel Conference, March 1, 1998, Arlington, Virginia. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/sgt.html

Dickerson, "Travel Class Actions : The US Experience," Paper Submitted At International Travel And Tourism: Policy, Law and Management Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, April 19-21, 1998.

Dickerson, "The Liability of Informal Travel Promoters and Sponsors," International Travel Law Journal, Issue Two 1998, p. 75.

Contributed Materials On Adjudicating Claims Involving Consumer Transactions In Small Claims Court For The 1998 4th Edition of Manual For Small Claims Arbitrators, A Comprehensive Guide To Litigating In The Small Claims Part Of The Civil Court Of The City Of New York, Prepared by Arthur F. Engoran and Published by The Association of Arbitrators, Gerald Lebovits, President.

Dickerson, "Modern Travel Class Actions In The United States," The IFTTA Journal, Summer 1998 Edition, p. 4.

Dickerson, "Applying Consumer Protection Laws In Small Claims Courts," New York Law Journal , September 21, 1998, p. 1. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/appcps.htm

Dickerson, "Book Review: Travel Law-Quantum Leap," The International Travel Law Journal, Issue Three, 1998, p. 128 ( book reviews of Holiday Law by David Grant & Stephen Mason, Sweet & Maxwell, London, England, 1998 ), European Travel Law by Zahd Yaqub & Becket Bedford, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, England, 1997 ) and Travel Law Cases And Materials by Robert M. Jarvis, John R. Goodwin and William D. Henslee, Carolina Academic Press, Durham, North Carolina, 1998 ).

Dickerson, Chapter 5, Consumer Law Pleadings, National Consumer Law Center, 1998, "Discussion of Travel Frauds with Three Sample Complaints."


1999

Dickerson & Manning, "Summary of Article 9 Class Actions in 1998," New York Law Journal , February 11, 1999, p. 1. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/NYCA98.htm

Dickerson, "What Tort Lawyers Should Know About Travel Law," Trial Lawyers Quarterly, Volume 29, Number 1, 1999, p. 21. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/travellaw.htm

Dickerson, "Applying Consumer Protection Statutes In Small Claims Courts," Lecture & Paper Presented At The 1999 New York State Judicial Seminar, Rye, New York, July 14, 1999. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/appcps.htm

Dickerson, "The Internet, the " Solicitation Plus " Doctrine and Jurisdiction over Foreign Hotels and other Travel Suppliers," The International Travel Law Journal, Issue Two 1999, p. 56. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/TLJInternetArticle99.htm

Dickerson, "Consumer Transactions In Small Claims Court," Westchester Bar Journal, Vol. 25, Summer, Fall 1998, p. 155.

Dickerson, "New York State Needs A New Travel Seller Statute," I.F.T.T.A. Journal, Fall, 1999.


2000

Dickerson & Manning, "Summary of Article 9 Class Actions in 1999," New York Law Journal , January 7, 2000, p. 1. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/CLASSACTIONArticle99.htm

Dickerson, "Flight Delays, Rights, Remedies & Class Actions," International Travel Law Journal, Issue Two, 2000. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/flightdelays.html

Dickerson, "The Cruise Passenger's Rights & Remedies," International Travel Law Journal, Summer 2000. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/cruiserights.html

Dickerson, "Taking Your Travel Agent On A Trip To The Courthouse", I.F.T.T.A. Journal Of Tourism And Travel Law, Spring 2000. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/travelagent.html

Dickerson, "Should Coupons Or Credits Be Used To Settle Travel Class Actions?", International Travel Law Journal, Summer 2000. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/coupons.html

Dickerson, "The Licensing And Regulation Of Travel Agents, Tour Operators And Other Travel Sellers In The United States, Canada, Australia, Great Britain, Japan And The Members Of The European Community," Updated May 15, 2000, Web Site http://www.courts.state.ny.us/tandv/Aqtaed1.htm

Dickerson, "Settling Consumer Class Actions With Coupons," submitted for publication to Advancing The Consumer Interest, Fall 2000. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/GGG1.html

Dickerson, "Consumer Law : The Internet And Its Impact Upon Personal Jurisdiction, Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Journal," The New York State Bar Association, Summer 2000, Vol. 29, No. 2, Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/JurisdictionAndTheInternet.htm

Dickerson, "Consumer Law 2000 : The Consumers Guide To Small Claims Court And The Use Of Federal And New York State Consumer Protection Statutes," submitted for publication to The New York State Bar Association Journal, Fall 2000. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/sccarb.html

Dickerson & Mechmann, "Sporting Event Tours: Liability For Defaults, Performance Failures And Physical Injuries," International Travel Law Journal, Winter 2000. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/SportingEventArticleCourtWebPage.htm

Dickerson, "Flight Delays: The Airline Passenger's Rights & Remedies," July 1, 2000, Revision Number 1. Web Site http://www.courts.state.ny.us/tandv/flightdelays.html

Dickerson, "How Safe Are Student Tours:" Updated, Revision 1, July 20, 2000, Revision 2, August 3, 2000, Published In IFTTA Journal Of Travel And Tourism Law, December 2000 Edition, Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/studtour.html

Dickerson, "Travel Abroad, Sue At Home: Updated, Revision 1, August 15, 2000," Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/tasah.html

Dickerson, "Sponsoring Group Travel-Liability Issues: Updated, Revision 1, August 20, 2000," Published In The IFTTA Journal Of Travel And Tourism Law, December 2000 Edition, Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/sgt.html

Dickerson, "Selling Travel Services Over The Internet And Its Impact Upon Jurisdiction: Updated, Revision 1, September 1, 2000," Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/TLJInternetArticle99.htm

Dickerson, "What Tort Lawyers Should Know About Travel Law : The Internet Book Updated," Revision Number 1, September 15, 2000, Web Site http://www.courts.state.ny.us/tandv/travellaw.htm

Dickerson, "The Liability Of Hotels And Restaurants In New York State For Lost Or Stolen Overcoats: Updated," Revision Number 1, September 20, 2000, Web Site http://www.courts.state.ny.us/tandv/overcoat.html

Dickerson & Mechmann, The Sports Fans Rights & Remedies: The Liability of Sports Teams, Ticket Sellers and Sporting Event Tour Operators for Defaults, Performance Failures and Physical Injuries, published in the International Travel Law Journal, Issue Four 2000, at p. 207 and on the Internet as Revision Number 1, November 15, 2000; Web Site http://www.courts.state.ny.us/tandv/flightdelays.html

2001

Dickerson & Manning, "Reviewing Article 9 Class Actions in 2000," New York Law Journal , April 18, 2001, p. 1, Web Site http://www.classactionlitigation.com/library/nyca2000webpagehtml.htm

Dickerson, "How Safe Are Student Tours: Updated, January 10, 2001, Revision Number 3," Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/studtour.html

Dickerson, "Resort Timesharing: The Consumer's Rights & Remedies," International Travel Law Journal, Issue One 2001, p. 40, January 20, 2001, Web Site http://www.classactionlitigation.com/library/TIMESHARING.htm

Dickerson & Mechmann, "Theme Parks & Thrill Rides: The Consumer's Rights & Remedies," International Travel Law Journal, Issue 2, 2001, June 2001, Web Site http://www.classactionlitigation.com/library/THEMEPark.html

Dickerson, "Flight Delays 2001: The Airline Passenger's Rights & Remedies, Revision 1, March 1, 2001;" The IFFTA Journal of Travel and Tourism Law, Spring 2001, Web Site http://www.classactionlitigation.com/library/flightrevhtml.HTM

Dickerson, "Threatening Telephone Calls and Aggravated Harassment in the Second Degree, The Need For Legislation," Women's Bar News, Vol. 11, No. 2, February 2001-March 2001, p. 7, Web Site http://www.classactionlitihation.com/library/Threatening Telephone Calls Web Article.htm

Dickerson & Mechmann, "Consumer Class Actions And Coupon Settlements: Are Consumers Being Shortchanged?," Advancing the Consumer Interest, Vol. 12, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2000, p. 6, Web Site http://www.classactionlitigation.com/library/dcoupon.html

Dickerson, "Consumer Law 2001 Update: The Consumer's Guide To Small Claims Court And How To Use Federal And New York State Consumer Protection Statutes," May 1, 2001, Web Site http://www.classactionlitigation.com/ConsumerLaw2001WebVersion.htm


RECENT PAPERS PRESENTED

Dickerson, "Consumer Law 2001 : Forum For Small Claims Court Arbitrators, New York City Civil Court : Recent Developments In The Use Of New York State General Business Law 349 And Other New York State And Federal Consumer Protection Statutes In Small Claims Courts," A Forum For Small Claims Court Arbitrators, New York City Civil Court, May 16, 2001, Web Site http://www.classactionlitigation.com/library/ConsumerLaw2001WebVersion.htm

Dickerson, "The Consumers Guide To Small Claims Court And The Use Of Federal And New York State Consumer Protection Statutes," Paper Submitted At The New York State Judicial Seminar 2000, July 2000, Rye, New York. Published on the Internet at http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/sccarb.html

Dickerson, "Consumer Law 2000 : Recent Developments In The Use Of New York State General Business Law Section 349," A Forum For Small Claims Court Arbitrators, New York City Civil Court, March 22, 2000, Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/sccarb.html

Dickerson, "Should Coupons Or Credits Be Used To Settle Travel Class Actions?," The Third International Travel And Tourism: Policy, Law And Management Conference, May 7-9, 2000, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, published in The International Travel Law Journal, Issue Three, Fall 2000, Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/coupons.html

Dickerson, "Applying Consumer Protection Statutes In New York State Small Claims Courts," 1999 New York State Judicial Seminar Program, July 14 & 21, 1999, Rye Brook, New York. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/appcps.htm

Dickerson, "The Internet, The " Solicitation Plus Doctrine ", And Jurisdiction Over Foreign Hotels And Other Travel Suppliers," Second Annual Conference On International Travel & Tourism: Law, Management & Regulation, Fort Lauderdale, April 11-13, 1999. Web Site http://courts.state.ny.us/tandv/TLJInternetArticle99.htm


PUBLISHED BOOKS

Dickerson, Travel Law, Law Journal Press, New York, New York, 1981-2001 [ updated and revised biannually ]. Web Site http://members.aol.com/travellaw/index.html

Dickerson, Class Actions : The Law of 50 States, Law Journal Press, New York, New York, 1988-2001 [ updated and revised annually ]. Web Site http://members.aol.com/class50/index.html


EDITORIAL BOARDS

New York Class Action Digest [ 1986-1988 ] Editor In Chief. Published By The Class Action Committee of The Insurance, Negligence & Compensation Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

Class Action Reports [ 1993-Date ] Editorial Staff. Published By Class Action Reports, Inc. Washington, D.C.

Travel Law Journal [ 1994-Date ] Editorial Staff. Published By Travel Law Centre, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

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