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Tort Law: Text, Cases and Materials 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9780199671403
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199550753
Published: September 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £37.99



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Tort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials combines incisive author commentary with carefully selected extracts from primary and secondary materials to provide the perfect balance of support and encouragement.

The author introduces the fundamental principles of the subject before moving on to discuss more challenging issues, thereby ensuring a full understanding of the subject and encouraging an appreciation of the more complex debates surrounding the law of tort.

The book is intended to be a stand-alone text and to provide students with a comprehensive source of relevant materials in this one convenient and easy-to-use volume.

Subjects:
Tort Law
Contents:
I. INTRODUCTORY
1. The shape of tort law today

II. INTENTIONAL INTERFERENCES
2. Torts of intention

III. THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE
3. Essentials of negligence: establishing liability
4. Causation problems
5. Defences to negligence
6. Duty of care: applications

IV. GENERAL MATTERS
7. Limitation and contribution
8. Damages, compensation, and responsibility
9. Vicarious liability and non-delegable duties

V. NUISANCE AND DUTIES RELATING TO LAND
10. Nuisance
11. Rylands v Fletcher and strict liability
12. Liability for dangerous premises

VI. DEFAMATION AND PRIVACY
13. Defamation
14. Privacy

VII. STRICTER LIABILITIES
15. Product liability
16. Breach of statutory duty
17. Trespass to land and goods, and conversion