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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Winfield & Jolowicz on Tort 19th ed

Edited by: W. Edwin Peel, James Goudkamp

ISBN13: 9780414025653
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847037930
Published: August 2014
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £34.95

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Winfield & Jolowicz on Tort 19th ed:-

  • The leading textbook on tort available providing students with the definitive and all embracing guidance they need to achieve top marks
  • Centred firmly on English law but covers significant developments in Commonwealth countries, and where appropriate European systems of tort law
  • Covers all key areas of tort law so students don’t have to refer to a number of different textbooks
  • Includes extensive use of case citations
  • Extensively revised to capture changes in the law concerning causation, vicarious liability, defamation and breach of statutory duty, among other areas
  • Discusses and engages with the latest theoretical developments in the law of tort
  • Takes account of over 250 new cases including the decisions of the Supreme Court in Baker v Quantum Clothing Group, Sienkiewicz v Greif (UK) Ltd, Catholic Child Welfare Society v Various Claimants, and Woodland v Swimming Teachers Association
  • Includes an account of key legislative developments, including the Defamation Act 2013 and amendments to the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

Tort Law
Nature and Functions of the Law of Tort
The Structure of Tort Law: History and Influences
General Characteristics of Tortious Liability
Trespass to the Person and Related Matters
Negligence: Duty of Care . Negligence: Breach of Duty
Negligence: Causation and Remoteness (Scope of Liability)
Breach of Statutory Duty and Misfeasance in a Public Office
Employers’ Liability
Liability for Land and Structures
Liability for Defective Products
Liability for Statements
Defamation and Related Matters
Trespass to Land
Strict Liability: Rule in Rylands v Fletcher
Interference with Goods
Interference with Contract or Business
Abuse of Legal Procedure
Vicarious Liability
Joint and Several Tortfeasors
Death in Relation to Tort