Markesinis and Deakins Tort Law by Simon Deakin

Markesinis and Deakins Tort Law

bySimon Deakin, Angus Johnston, Basil Markesinis

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Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law is an authoritative, analytical, and well-established textbook, now in its 7th edition. It provides a general overview of the law and full discussion of the academic debates on all major topics, highlighting the relationship between the common law, legislation,and judicial policy. In addition, the authors provide a variety of comparative and economic perspectives on the law of tort and its likely development, always placing the subject in its socio-economic context thereby giving students a deeper and richer understanding of tort law.Written by leading authorities on tort law, this detailed book offers teachers a wide range of topics to cover, while providing students with a text which is both descriptive and reflective of this branch of law.

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Professor Simon Deakin is Professor of Law and a Fellow of Peterhouse at the University of Cambridge. Mr. Angus Johnston is a CUF Lecturer and a Fellow in Law at University College, Oxford University. Professor Sir Basil Markesinis QC is Jamail Regents Chair of Law, University of Texas and is an honorary QC.
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Title:Markesinis and Deakins Tort LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1256 pagesPublished:October 17, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199591989

ISBN - 13:9780199591985

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I Setting the scene1. IntroductionII The tort of negligence2. Establishing liability in principle3. Other elements of liabilityIII Special forms of negligence4. Liability of occupiers and builders5. Breach of statutory duty6. Liability of statutory bodiesIV Interference with the person7. Intentional interference8. Malicious prosecutionV Land and chattels and intentional interference with economic interests9. Interference with chattels10. Land11. Lesser interferences with land nuisance12. Deceit13. The economic tortsVI Stricter forms of liability14. The rule of Rylands v Fletcher15. Liability for animals16. Employer's liability17. Vicarious liability18. Product liabilityVII Protection of human dignity (in private law)19. Defamation and injurious falsehood20. PrivacyVIII Defences and remedies21. Defences22. Damages23. Other remedies and multiple liabilitiesIndex