Cases and Commentary on Tort

Paperback | October 5, 2009

byBarbara Harvey, John Marston

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Cases and Commentary on Tort features a range of extracts from significant cases which form a useful portfolio of primary sources for undergraduate students. The authors' succinct and engaging commentary offers insight into the basic principles of tort law and highlights the role the key casesplay in the wider context of the subject. The extracts have been carefully selected to ensure they are of a manageable length while also providing an accurate picture of the main principles of tort law, making this an ideal text for students studying this area of law for the first time.Questions at the end of chapters prompt further discussion of the wider issues involved, while annotated further reading lists highlight useful texts and articles for students wishing to undertake more in-depth study in areas of particular interest.

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Cases and Commentary on Tort features a range of extracts from significant cases which form a useful portfolio of primary sources for undergraduate students. The authors' succinct and engaging commentary offers insight into the basic principles of tort law and highlights the role the key casesplay in the wider context of the subject. T...

Barbara Harvey is Principal Lecturer in Law at De Montfort University, Leicester. John Marston is Principal Lecturer in Law at De Montfort University, Leicester

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:900 pagesPublished:October 5, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019929612X

ISBN - 13:9780199296125

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Table of Contents

1. Duty I - General principles2. Duty II - Particular claimants3. Duty III - Economic loss4. Breach of duty5. Causation and remoteness6. Defences to negligence7. Occupiers' liability8. Product liability9. Liability for animals10. Trespass to the person11. Harassment and issues in privacy12. Trespass to land13. Private nuisance14. Public nuisance15. Rylands v Fletcher16. Defamation17. Vicarious liability