Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 22 No 2 Feb/March 2017

Book of the Month

Cover of Spencer Bower: Reliance-Based Estoppel

Spencer Bower: Reliance-Based Estoppel

Price: £215.00

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


Negligence and Illegality


ISBN13: 9781509906666
Published: November 2016
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £60.00



In stock.

Also available as
£49.99
+ £10.00 VAT

This book examines claims for compensation for negligently-inflicted harm connected to an illegal act of the plaintiff. A variety of public policy and other grounds have been advanced for resolving these claims, resulting in an area that is characterised by confusing and contradictory doctrine.

The book examines the illegality doctrine within a framework of corrective justice theory. Illegality doctrine poses particular difficulties for the corrective justice explanation of negligence law, especially where the basis for denial of relief is based on public policy considerations that are external to the relationship of the parties.

The book argues that the only legitimate rationale for a doctrine of illegality is the legal policy of preserving the coherence of the legal system. In so doing it develops the work of Ernest Weinrib and Allan Beever to explain both how the 'policy' objective of legal coherence fits within the framework of corrective justice theory, and why legal coherence provides the only valid conceptual basis for a doctrine of illegality.

Subjects:
Criminal Law, Tort Law
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Theoretical Perspectives
3. The Tort–Crime Interface
4. Policy and Discretion
5. The Connection Tests
6. Overview of the Coherence Rationale
7. Statutory Purpose
8. No Loss or Damage: Sanction-shifting and Related Claims
9. No Loss or Damage: Illegal Profits and Earnings
10. A Relational Explanation: Joint Illegal Enterprise Cases
11. Conclusion

Series: Hart Studies in Private Law

Resulting Trusts ISBN 9781849465489
To be published June 2018
Hart Publishing
£80.00
Accessory Liability ISBN 9781509914104
To be published April 2017
Hart Publishing
£29.99
Equitable Compensation and Disgorgement of Profit ISBN 9781509901456
Published February 2017
Hart Publishing
£80.00
Tort Law and Human Rights 2nd ed (eBook) ISBN 9781509913176
Published December 2016
Hart Publishing
£62.49 + £12.50 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Tort Law and Human Rights 2nd ed ISBN 9781841139074
Published December 2016
Hart Publishing
£75.00
Negligence and Illegality (eBook) ISBN 9781509906673
Published November 2016
Hart Publishing
£49.99 + £10.00 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Private Law in the 21st Century (eBook) ISBN 9781509908592
Published November 2016
Hart Publishing
£91.66 + £18.33 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Private Law in the 21st Century ISBN 9781509908585
Published November 2016
Hart Publishing
£110.00
A Theory of Tort Liability (eBook) ISBN 9781509903191
Published June 2016
Hart Publishing
£41.66 + £8.33 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
A Theory of Tort Liability ISBN 9781509903184
Published June 2016
Hart Publishing
£55.00
Tort Law Defences ISBN 9781509905027
Published April 2016
Hart Publishing
£30.00
Evidential Uncertainty in Causation in Negligence (eBook) ISBN 9781509900336
Published March 2016
Hart Publishing
£45.82 + £9.17 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Evidential Uncertainty in Causation in Negligence ISBN 9781849467049
Published March 2016
Hart Publishing
£55.00
Defences in Unjust Enrichment (eBook) ISBN 9781782256359
Published January 2016
Hart Publishing
£62.49 + £12.50 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Defences in Unjust Enrichment ISBN 9781849467254
Published January 2016
Hart Publishing
£75.00
Contractual Indemnities ISBN 9781509905010
Published December 2015
Hart Publishing
£35.00
£54.16 + £10.83 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Accessory Liability ISBN 9781849462877
Published January 2015
Hart Publishing
£58.00
Accessory Liability (eBook) ISBN 9781849469579
Published January 2015
Hart Publishing
£24.99 + £5.00 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Contractual Indemnities (eBook) ISBN 9781782253891
Published April 2014
Hart Publishing
£29.16 + £5.83 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Contractual Indemnities ISBN 9781849462907
Published April 2014
Hart Publishing
£80.00
Law of Private Nuisance ISBN 9781849465069
Published September 2013
Hart Publishing
£38.00
Law of Private Nuisance (eBook) ISBN 9781782253402
Published September 2013
Hart Publishing
£29.16 + £5.83 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Iniuria and the Common Law (eBook) ISBN 9781782253389
Published August 2013
Hart Publishing
£41.66 + £8.33 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Iniuria and the Common Law ISBN 9781849465038
Published August 2013
Hart Publishing
£55.00
Tort Law Defences (eBook) ISBN 9781782251897
Published July 2013
Hart Publishing
£24.99 + £5.00 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Tort Law Defences ISBN 9781849462914
Published July 2013
Hart Publishing
£63.00
£54.16 + £10.83 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Restitution of Overpaid Tax ISBN 9781849461733
Published April 2013
Hart Publishing
£110.00
Restitution of Overpaid Tax (eBook) ISBN 9781782251224
Published April 2013
Hart Publishing
£83.32 + £16.67 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Informal Carers and Private Law (eBook) ISBN 9781782250470
Published December 2012
Hart Publishing
£58.33 + £11.66 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Informal Carers and Private Law ISBN 9781849462815
Published December 2012
Hart Publishing
£70.00
Enrichment in the Law of Unjust Enrichment and Restitution ISBN 9781849463294
Published July 2012
Hart Publishing
£75.00
Enrichment in the Law of Unjust Enrichment and Restitution (eBook) ISBN 9781847319722
Published July 2012
Hart Publishing
£62.49 + £12.50 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
£49.99 + £10.00 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Accounting for Profit for Breach of Contract: Theory and Practice ISBN 9781849462518
Published May 2012
Hart Publishing
£63.00