The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Torts

Paperback | June 2, 2010

byJohn C.P. Goldberg, Benjamin C. Zipursky

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Torts - personal injury law - is a fundamental yet controversial part of our legal system. The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Torts provides a clear and comprehensive account of what tort law is, how it works, what it stands to accomplish, and why it is now much-disputed. Goldberg andZipursky - two of the world's most prominent tort scholars - carefully analyze leading judicial decisions and prominent tort-related legislation, and place each event into its proper context. Topics covered include products liability, negligence, medical malpractice, intentional torts, defamationand privacy torts, punitive damages, and tort reform.

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Torts - personal injury law - is a fundamental yet controversial part of our legal system. The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Torts provides a clear and comprehensive account of what tort law is, how it works, what it stands to accomplish, and why it is now much-disputed. Goldberg andZipursky - two of the world's most prominent tort...

John C. P. Goldberg, a professor at Harvard Law School, is a co-author of "Tort Law: Responsibilities and Redress" (Aspen Press), a casebook now in its second edition. He has published more than 30 scholarly articles and essays on torts in leading law journals. He also serves on the editorial board of Legal Theory and is co-Editor-in-...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:436 pages, 7.01 × 10 × 2.01 inPublished:June 2, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195373979

ISBN - 13:9780195373974

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. A Brief History of Tort Law3. Tort Lawnulls Gallery of Wrongs4. Civil Recourse5. Negligence: The Basics6. Negligence: Advanced Topics7. Battery, False Imprisonment, Assault and Related Torts8. Property Torts (with notes on Fraud and Business Torts)9. Strict Liability For Abnormally Dangerous Activities10. Products Liability11. Defamation and Invasion of Privacy12. Damages and Apportionment13. Tort Trends