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Unlocking Torts 4th ed


ISBN13: 9781444171075
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781444109184
Published: December 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £34.99



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Tort law is a core element of every law degree in England and Wales. Unlocking Torts will ensure you grasp the main concepts with ease. This book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms:-

  • Negligence and negligence related torts including occupiers' liability and employers' liability
  • Land based torts such as trespass, nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher
  • Liability for animals Torts relating to goods
  • Trespass to the person
  • Defamation and other torts relating to reputation
  • Economic torts, breach of a statutory duty, vicarious liability, defences and remedies
The fourth edition is fully up to date with the major recent cases including major developments in vicarious liability. It also includes changes after the Defamation Act 2013. The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible.

Each chapter opens with a list of aims and objectives, contains activities such as quick quizzes and self-test questions, key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge, and diagrams to aid learning. Cases and judgments are prominently displayed, as are primary source quotations. Summaries help check your understanding of each chapter, there is a glossary of legal terminology.

New features include problem questions with guidance on answering, as well as essay questions and answer plans, plus cases and materials exercises. All titles in the series follow the same formula and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another.

The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units. The series website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides free resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers, revision mp3s and cases and materials exercises.

Subjects:
Tort Law
Contents:
1. The origins and character of tortious liability
2. Trespass to the person
3. Negligence: duty of care
4. Negligence: breach of duty
5. Negligence: causation
6. Negligence: defences
7. Negligence and novel duty situations
8. Torts concerning land: occupiers' liability and premises
9. Trespass to land
10. Nuisance
11. Strict liability and the land - Rylands v Fletcher
12. Liability for animals
13. Torts relating to goods
14. Defamation
15. The economic torts
16. Breach of a statutory duty
17. Employers' liability
18. Vicarious liability
19. General defences
20. Remedies and limitations

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