Street on Torts

Paperback | March 4, 2015

byChristian Witting

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Tried and tested by generations of students, Street on Torts provides a wide-ranging, clear and accurate explanation of the law of torts. Witting incorporates the latest learning on each of the torts covered in this book to provide a thoughtful account of the purposes, rules, and operation ofthe law. Coverage has been closely mapped to undergraduate law courses around the UK. Online Resource Centre:Coverage on animal torts available on the accompanying Online Resource Centre.

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Tried and tested by generations of students, Street on Torts provides a wide-ranging, clear and accurate explanation of the law of torts. Witting incorporates the latest learning on each of the torts covered in this book to provide a thoughtful account of the purposes, rules, and operation ofthe law. Coverage has been closely mapped to...

Christian Witting is Professor of Law at the University of Exeter and a Fellow of the European Centre for Tort and Insurance Law, Vienna. He is also a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Australia, formerly in service with the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department. Witting is the author of Liability for Negligent Misstat...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:824 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.45 inPublished:March 4, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction1. Overview of tort lawPart II. Negligent invasions of interests in the person, property interests, and financial interests2. Duty of care I: foundational principles3. Duty of care II: recognised harm4. Duty of care III: public authorities5. Breach of duty6. Causation and remoteness7. Defences to negligence8. Liability for defective premises and structuresPart III. Intentional invasions of interests in the person and property9. Trespass to the person and related torts10. Wrongful interference with goods11. Trespass to land12. Defences to intentional torts against the person or propertyPart IV. Interference with economic and intellectual property interests13. Background to the protection of economic and intellectual property interests14. False representations15. The general economic tortsPart V. Torts involving strict or stricter liability16. Product liability17. Nuisance18. The rule in Rylands v Fletcher19. Breach of statutory dutyPart VI. Interests in reputation: defamation20. Defamation: foundational principles21. Defences and remedies in defamationPart VII. Misuse of private information22. Misuse of private informationPart VIII. Misuse of process and public powers23. Misuse of process and public powersPart IX. Parties and remedies24. Vicarious liability25. Capacity and parties26. Remedies: basic principles27. Principles of compensation for personal injuries and associated lossesAppendixAdditional chapter on ORC: Animals

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Review from previous edition: "One of the best textbooks in the area. An authoritative volume which presents a very clear explanation of the essential issues of tort law." --Dr Peter Whelan, Associate Professor in Law, University of Leeds