The Law of Torts In Australia

Paperback | January 22, 2012

byKit Barker, Peter Cane, Mark Lunney

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The aim of the fifth edition of The Law of Torts in Australia, like that of the previous four, is to provide a distinctively Australian account of the most important parts of tort law, primarily for use by students. This edition is the most comprehensive offering; it goes into more depth thanother texts, and explores motivations and complexities behind the principles of tort law, whilst challenging students to think critically about the law.

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The aim of the fifth edition of The Law of Torts in Australia, like that of the previous four, is to provide a distinctively Australian account of the most important parts of tort law, primarily for use by students. This edition is the most comprehensive offering; it goes into more depth thanother texts, and explores motivations and co...

Kit Barker is an Associate Professor and an Associate Dean (Research) at TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland. Peter Cane is a Professor and Director of Research at ANU College of Law, The Australian National University. Mark Lunney is a Professor, College of Law, Australian National University. Francis Trindade is Emer...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:880 pages, 9.65 × 6.69 × 0.07 inPublished:January 22, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195572394

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PrefaceTable of casesTable of statutes1. Introduction: Torts and Tort Law2. Interference with the Person3. Interference with Goods4. Interference with Land5. Nuisance6. Interference with Pure Economic Interests7. Defamation and Invasion of Privacy8. Negligence: Negligent Conduct9. Negligence and the Scope of the Obligation to Take Care: Duty of Care10. Negligence and the Scope of the Obligation to Take Care: Causation and Consequences11. Negligence: Two Applications12. Defences to Torts Involving Negligence13. Product Liability14. Liability for Animals15. Breach of Statutory Duty16. Damages17. Vicarious Liability18. Multiple Tortfeasors: Liability and Contribution19. Limitation of ActionsIndex