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A Selection of Cases Illustrative of the English Law of Tort

ISBN13: 9781107455764
Published: February 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 1928)
Price: £33.99

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First published in 1928 as the fifth edition of a 1904 original, this book contains an overview of a number of cases that established important precedents in English tort law.

The topics covered include the general principles of liability for tort, the various kinds of torts, and the relations between tort and contract. This detailed book will be of value to anyone with an interest in British legal history.

Legal History, Tort Law
Part I. General Principles
Section I. Liability for Tort
Section II. Liability as Affected by Status
Section III. General Exceptions to Liability
Section IV. Forensic Remedies for Torts

Part II. The Various Kinds of Torts
Section I. Breaches of Rights over the Person
Section II. Breaches of Rights to Reputation
Section III. Breaches of Rights over Property
Section IV. Breaches of General Rights:
1. Nuisance
2. Wrongs of fraud and malice
3. Negligence
4. Breaches of duties of extraordinary responsibility

Part III. Relations between Tort and Contract
Appendix. American rule as to poisons.