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Tort Law: Text and Materials
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TORT LAW: TEXT AND MATERIALS

PAPERBACK BY LUNNEY, MARK (PROFESSOR, SCHOOL OF LAW, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND, AUSTRALIA); OLIPHANT, KEN (DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE FOR EUROPEAN TORT LAW, AUSTRIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, VIENNA, AND PROFESSOR OF TORT LAW, UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL)

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ISBN
9780199655380
IMPRINT
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
 
 
EDITION
5TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
1048 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 AUG 2013

DESCRIPTION

The fifth 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.

CONTENTS

1. General introduction ; 2. Intentional interference with the person ; 3. Negligence - introduction ; 4. Breach of duty ; 5. Causation and remoteness ; 6. Defences to negligence ; 7. Negligence: duty of care - psychiatric illness ; 8. Negligence: duty of care - economic loss ; 9. Negligence: duty of care - omissions and acts of third parties ; 10. Negligence: duty of care - public bodies ; 11. Special liability regimes ; 12. Nuisance and the rule in Rylands v Fletcher ; 13. Defamation ; 14. Privacy ; 15. Vicarious Liability ; 16. Damages for Personal Injury ; 17. Death and Damages ; 18. How Tort Works