Tort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

Paperback | October 18, 2014

byJenny Steele

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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 convenient and easy-to-use volume. Online Resource Centre:* Updates on developments in tort law* Web links to guide students in further study

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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 ...

Professor Jenny Steele is Director of Research at York Law School, University of York.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:992 pagesPublished:October 18, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199671400

ISBN - 13:9780199671403

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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

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"Clear explanations and detailed analysis by a leading scholar in the field. Steele's Tort Law is the best of its kind." --Professor Stephen Bailey, Professor of Public Law, University of Nottingham