Complete Tort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

Paperback | April 18, 2011

byS.I. Strong, Liz Williams

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Tort Law Text, Cases and Materials is an essential introductory resource for undergraduate law students undertaking modules in Tort Law for the first time. Combining, clear explanatory text with extracts from a wide range of primary materials alongside practical learning features, this textoccupies a unique position within the tort law market as the only Text, Cases and Materials title written for law students at an introductory level. Cases play a pivotal role in shaping tort law, so it's important to read first-hand reports in order to fully understand the subject. One of the benefits of this text, cases and materials book is the inclusion of judicial opinions and statutes, which are reproduced as they originally appear helpingstudents to become familiar with the materials that they will be working with throughout their law degree and in their future careers. Now in its second edition the text has been updated to include recent case materials which bring the subject to life and provide contemporary relevance for lawstudents. A variety of pedagogical features run throughout the text encouraging students to engage in more depth with the subject matter and think critically about complex issues that arise in Tort Law. Think points, exercises, tips, examples, and revision tasks provide plenty of learning support for studentswhilst key concepts are highlighted for emphasis, and cross-references and comparisons are pointed out to link the various elements of tort law together.An attractive two-colour page design distinguishes between author text and extracted materials so the book is easy to use and navigate through. The title is also accompanied by online resources offering an extensive range of additional features designed to support the text and further support students with their studies.

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Tort Law Text, Cases and Materials is an essential introductory resource for undergraduate law students undertaking modules in Tort Law for the first time. Combining, clear explanatory text with extracts from a wide range of primary materials alongside practical learning features, this textoccupies a unique position within the tort law...

S. I. Strong is Associate Professor of Law at the University of Missouri. Dr Strong previously taught at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge and practised as a solicitor in London and as an attorney in New York and Chicago. Liz Williams is a Senior Professional Support Lawyer in the Global Dispute Resolution Pract...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:540 pagesPublished:April 18, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019957362X

ISBN - 13:9780199573622

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction to Tort1. Introduction to tortII. Negligence2. Negligence: Duty3. Negligence: Breach of duty4. Negligence: Damage: Causation and remoteness5. Negligence: DefencesIII. Breach of Statutory Duty6. Breach of Statutory DutyIV. Torts Involving Land7. Occupiers' liability8. Nuisance9. Rylands v Fletcher liability10. Trespass to landV. Damages and Other Remedies11. Damages and other remediesVI. Special Kinds of Harm12. Psychiatric damage13. Negligence: economic loss14. DefamationVII. Product Liability15. Product liabilityVIII. Liability for the Tort of Others16. Liability for the torts of othersIX. Torts Against the Person17. Torts against the personX. Revising for a Tort Exam18. Revising for a tort exam

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Review from previous edition: "For anyone studying tort for the first time or, indeed, wanting a refresher of the key principles, Complete Tort Law: Text, Cases and Materials provides an exceptionally well-written, engaging and logical account of the major tort topics." --Russell J Kelsall, Solicitor, The Student Law Journal