Economic Torts

Hardcover | October 1, 1997

byTony Weir

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This book is based closely on the lectures delivered by Tony Weir in 1996 as part of the Clarendon Law lectures series sponsored by Oxford University Press. It is an exciting and provocative book which contains a number of controversial propositions, defended with vigour by its author. Thethree lectures reproduced here deal with liability in tort for intentionally inflicted economic loss. They are characterized by a very unusual combination of bold leading statements and multi-layered supporting analysis. There are also useful Appendices containing full case transcripts of recent,significant cases, including Millar v Bassey and de Voto v Pacific. This book will be irresistible to all scholars of the law of tort, and the author's reputation alone will ensure this book is well-received.

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This book is based closely on the lectures delivered by Tony Weir in 1996 as part of the Clarendon Law lectures series sponsored by Oxford University Press. It is an exciting and provocative book which contains a number of controversial propositions, defended with vigour by its author. Thethree lectures reproduced here deal with liabil...

Tony Weir is a Fellow and Reader in Law at Trinity College, Cambridge. He is a highly respected academic, particularly in the area of tort law, as well as being an unrivalled translator of German legal works, a number of which have been published by the Press.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.63 inPublished:October 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019826593X

ISBN - 13:9780198265931

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PrefaceTable of CasesLecture 1: The BackgroundLecture 2: Developments at HomeLecture 3: Views from AbroadAppendicesIndex[Tony Weir has not given the lectures headings, but he may be persuaded to do so at proof.]