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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
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Cases and Materials on the Law of Torts 9th ed.

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ISBN13: 9780779866700
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780779836383
Published: June 2015
Publisher: The Carswell Company Ltd.
Country of Publication: Canada
Format: Paperback
Price: Price on Application

This highly regarded casebook provides a detailed examination of every major area of Canadian tort law, drawing on case law from every province. It features helpful explanatory introductions, concise extracts of key decisions, editorial passages, detailed notes and questions, and review problems.

The ninth edition of Cases and Materials on the Law of Torts retains many features of the previous edition and contains:

  • Recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions on negligent misrepresentation, factual causation, nuisance, deceit and unlawful interference with economic relations (the unlawful means tort)
  • Expanded discussion of the tort of intrusion on seclusion (privacy)
  • Revised coverage of several of the intentional economic torts
  • Analysis of changes to the law on the defence of lawful authority
  • Discussion of the possible impact of contemporary rights-based approaches to tort law
  • New review problems and updated notes that include many recent cases and articles
  • Analysis of recent leading decisions from other Commonwealth countries