Tort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials by Jenny SteeleTort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials by Jenny Steele

Tort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

byJenny Steele

Paperback | August 26, 2017

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Tort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials combines incisive author commentary with carefully selected extracts from primary and secondary materials to provide the perfect balance of support and encouragement. The author introduces the fundamental principles of the subject before moving on to discuss more challenging issues, thereby ensuring a full understanding of the subject and encouraging an appreciation of the more complex debates surrounding the law of tort. The book is intended to be a stand-alone text and to provide students with a comprehensive source of relevant materials in this one easy-to-use volume.This text is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre featuring updates on the latest developments in tort law, and web links to reliable and accurate resources for further study.
Professor Jenny Steele is Director of Research at York Law School, University of York. She is also a past president of the Society of Legal Scholars and was a co-editor of Legal Studies, the society's journal, from 2006 to 2011.
Title:Tort Law: Text, Cases, and MaterialsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:984 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.03 inPublished:August 26, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019876880X

ISBN - 13:9780198768807

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Table of Contents

I. Introductory1. The shape of tort law todayII. Intentional Interferences2. Torts of intentionIII. The Tort of Negligence3. Essentials of negligence: establishing liability4. Causation problems5. Defences to negligence6. Duty of care: applicationsIV. General Matters7. Limitation and contribution8. Damages, compensation, and responsibility9. Vicarious liability and non-delegable dutiesV. Nuisance and Duties Relating to Land10. Nuisance11. Rylands v Fletcher and strict liability12. Liability for dangerous premisesVI. Defamation and Privacy13. Defamation14. PrivacyVII. Stricter Liabilities15. Product liability16. Breach of statutory duty17. Trespass to land and goods, and conversion

Editorial Reviews

Review from previous edition: "As being close to the ideal, because it strikes the right balance between rigour, accessibility, comprehensiveness and manageability." --Sarah Green, Associate Professor of Law, Oxford University