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Tort Law Directions
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TORT LAW DIRECTIONS

PAPERBACK BY BERMINGHAM, VERA; BRENNAN, CAROL

£26.99

ISBN
9780199639564
IMPRINT
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
 
 
EDITION
3RD REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
OUT OF PRINT
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
352 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
05 APR 2012

DESCRIPTION

Tort Law Directions is written in an engaging and lively manner with an emphasis on explaining the key topics covered on tort law courses with clarity. The book provides a thorough introduction to the key principles of tort law, and illustrates the points of law through discussions of important cases. The book includes a range of learning features to help guide and support students through the material in an interesting and engaging way. Questions, summaries, and thinking points encourage active learning, and enable students to check their understanding of the subject as they progress through the course. These learning features and the clear writing style ensure that students can also benefit from the arguments developed throughout the chapters, and from some introductory academic debates. The book's clear structure and cross-referencing will enable students to navigate easily through the diversity of tort law, making this an ideal text for students who are new to the subject. Online Resource Centre Student resources: - Podcasts of authors' answers to students' frequently asked questions - Updates on cases and legislation - Further guidance and examples on answering problem and essay questions in tort - A flashcard glossary providing clear definitions of the key words and terms used in the textbook Lecturer resources: - Testbank of 150 multiple choice questions with answers and feedback - Suggested group exercises/activities relating to the additional reading

CONTENTS

1. Introduction - what is tort law?; 2. The tort system; 3. Trespass to the person and to land; 4. Negligence: duty of care; 5. Breach of duty; 6. Negligence: causation; 7. Negligence: duty of care problem areas; 8. General defences; 9. Negligence: liability relating to premises; 10. Employers' liability; 11. Vicarious liability; 12. Product liability; 13. Nuisance; 14. Rylands v Fletcher; 15. Elements of defamation; 16. Defences to defamation; 17. Privacy; 18. Remedies and limitation