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Accidental Justice

Peter Alan BellProfessor of Law, Syracuse University College of Law, USA, Jeffrey O'Connell

ISBN13: 9780300062571
ISBN: 0300062575
Published: July 1997
Publisher: Yale University Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The roots of tort law, say the authors of this text, lie in human suffering, maimed bodies, and extinguished lives. They discuss tort law's compensatory and deterrant functions; its delays; fortuity, and high transaction costs; and its role in discouraging harmful activities.