Tort Law: Text and Materials by Mark LunneyTort Law: Text and Materials by Mark Lunney

Tort Law: Text and Materials

byMark Lunney, Donal Nolan, Ken Oliphant

Paperback | September 21, 2017

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The sixth edition of this celebrated book brings together a selection of carefully chosen extracts from cases and materials with insightful author text. Each section begins with a clear overview of the law, followed by illustrating extracts from case law and from government reports and scholarly literature, which are supported by the authors' expert explanation and analysis.Opportunities for further research are highlighted by the many suggestions for additional readings that are woven throughout the text. This approach enables students to gain a rich and contextual understanding of the law of tort.
Mark Lunney is Professor in the School of Law, University of New England in New South Wales. Donal Nolan is Professor of Private Law, University of Oxford; Francis Reynolds and Clarendon Fellow and Tutor in Law, Worcester College, Oxford. Ken Oliphant is Director of the Institute for European Tort Law at the Austrain Academy of Science...
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Title:Tort Law: Text and MaterialsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1048 pagesPublished:September 21, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198745524

ISBN - 13:9780198745525

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Table of Contents

1. General introduction2. Intentional interference with the person3. Negligence - introduction4. Breach of duty5. Causation and remoteness6. Defences to negligence7. Negligence: duty of care - psychiatric illness8. Negligence: duty of care - economic loss9. Negligence: duty of care - omissions and acts of third parties10. Negligence: duty of care - public bodies11. Special liability regimes12. Nuisance and the rule in Rylands v Fletcher13. Defamation14. Privacy15. Vicarious liability16. Damages for personal injury17. Death and damages18. How tort works

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Review from previous edition: "I have nothing but praise for this text. It is one of the few on the market to adopt a socio-legal perspective and one of the best of those available. It is also extremely well-written - the materials are integrated into the text very effectively and the textis clear." --Annette Morris, Cardiff School of Law and Politics, Cardiff University