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ix, 335 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Nature and functions of tort law
  • Intentional physical and emotional harm
  • Negligence standard
  • Proof of negligence
  • Cause-in-fact
  • Scope of liability : proximate cause
  • Defenses based on plaintiff's conduct
  • Strict liability and nuisance
  • Products liability
  • Damages
  • Affirmative and limited duties
  • Insurance, tort reform, and no-fault systems
  • Reputational and dignitary harms : defamation and invasion of privacy
  • Economic harms : misrepresentation and interference with contract or prospective contractual advantage.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-223-01, LAW-223-02, LAW-223-03, LAW-223-04
li, 1323 pages ; 27 cm.
  • Introduction to tort liability
  • The negligence principle
  • The duty requirement : physical injuries
  • The duty requirement : nonphysical harm
  • Causation
  • Defenses
  • Strict liability
  • Liability for defective products
  • Trespass and nuisance
  • Damages and insurance
  • A survey of alternatives
  • Intentional harm
  • Defamation
  • Protecting privacy
  • Intentional economic harm.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-223-02, LAW-223-02, LAW-223-03, LAW-223-03
311 p. ; 25 cm.
John Fabian Witt argues that experiments in accident law at the turn of the twentieth century arose out of competing views of the loose network of ideas and institutions that historians call the ideology of free labour. These experiments a century ago shaped twentieth- and twenty-first-century American accident law; they laid the foundations of the American administrative state; and they occasioned a still hotly contested legal transformation from the principles of free labour to the categories of insurance and risk. In this eclectic moment at the beginnings of the modern state, Witt describes American accident law as a contingent set of institutions that might plausibly have developed along a number of historical paths. In turn, he suggests, the making of American accident law is the story of the equally contingent remaking of our accidental republic.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780674012677 20160528
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-223-02, LAW-651-01
xii, 347 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Law Library (Crown)

5. Torts stories [2003]

v, 290 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction / Robert L. Rabin and Stephen D. Sugarman
  • United States v. Carroll Towing Co. : the hand formula's home port / Stephen G. Gilles
  • MacPherson v. Buick Motor Co. : Simplifying the facts while reshaping the law / James A. Henderson, Jr.
  • Rowland v. Christian : Hallmark of an expansionary era / Robert L. Rabin
  • Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California : the therapist's dilemma / Peter H. Schuck and Daniel J. Givelber
  • The wagon mound cases : foreseeability, causation, and Mrs. Palsgraf / Saul Levmore
  • Hymowitz v. Eli Lilly and Co. : Markets of mothers / Anita Bernstein
  • Murphy v. Steeplechase Amusement Co. : whilethe timorous stay at home, the adventurous ride the flopper / Kenneth W. Simons
  • Rylands v. Fletcher : tort law's conscience / Kenneth S.Abraham
  • Escola v. Coca Cola Bottling Co.: strict products liability unbound / Mark Geistfeld
  • Vincent v. Lake Erie Transportation Co. : liability for harm caused by necessity / Stephen D. Sugarman.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-223-01, LAW-223-02, LAW-223-02, LAW-223-03, LAW-223-04

6. Torts [1999]

xxxv, 701 p. ; 26 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
400 p. ; 24 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
xiv, 266 p. ; 22 cm.
The roots of tort law, say the authors of this text, lie in human suffering, maimed bodies, and extinguished lives. They discuss tort law's compensatory and deterrant functions; its delays; fortuity, and high transaction costs; and its role in discouraging harmful activities.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780300062571 20160528
Law Library (Crown)
viii, 374 p. ; 25 cm.
Law Library (Crown)