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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Winfield & Jolowicz on Tort 19th ed isbn 9780414025653

Winfield & Jolowicz on Tort 18th ed


ISBN13: 9781847037930
New Edition ISBN: 9780414025653
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421922907
Published: July 2010
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



As the leading textbook on the law of tort, Winfield & Jolowicz on Tort is a definitive and all embracing guide to the subject.

Though centred firmly on English law, the work covers significant developments in Commonwealth countries and, where appropriate, European systems of tort law.

Winfield & Jolowicz on Tort:-

  • Goes through the nature and functions of tort law to give a firm understanding of the purpose of tort law
  • Details the rules and principles that make up English tort law and explains how the law has developed
  • Looks at the remedies available to show the many different ways in which resolution to a problem can be achieved
  • Includes extensive use of case citations
New for the eighteenth edition:-
  • Covers developments including those in causation; liability of public authorities; human rights and tort law; the development of privacy and the "Reynolds defence"; and the recasting of the economic torts
  • Analyses key case law including Barker v Corus; Jameel v Wall St Journal; Mitchell v Glasgow CC; OBG vAllan; and Rothwell v Chemical & Insulating Co.

Subjects:
Tort Law
Contents:
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 and Breach
Negligence: Causation, Remoteness (Scope of Liability) and Contributory Negligence
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 Privacy
Trespass to Land
Nuisance
Strict Liability: Rule in Rylands v Fletcher
Animals
Interference with Goods
Interference with Contract or Business
Abuse of Legal Procedure
Vicarious Liability
Joint and Several Tortfeasors
Remedies
Death in Relation to Tort
Capacity
Defences
Extinction of Liability in Tort ;