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xxiii, 381 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Intentional interference with persons and property
  • Defenses to intentional torts
  • The negligence concept and the reasonable person standard of care
  • The determination of unreasonableness : breach of duty, custom, and the role of the jury
  • Proof of breach
  • Statutory standards of care : "negligence per se"
  • Professional negligence
  • Duty in negligence cases
  • Land occupier duty
  • Duty limited by kind of harm
  • Cause-in-fact
  • Proximate cause or scope of liability
  • Joint and several liability
  • Damages
  • Defenses
  • Strict liability
  • Products liability
  • Nuisance and trespass
  • Economic torts
  • Misuse of legal processes
  • Defamation
  • Invasion of privacy.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-223-02, LAW-223-02
xii, 331 pages ; 24 cm.
  • The nature and functions of tort law
  • Intentional physical and emotional harm
  • The negligence standard
  • Proof of negligence
  • Cause-in-fact
  • The scope of liability: proximate cause
  • Defenses based on plaintiff's conduct
  • Strict liability
  • 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.
The perfect accompaniment to any torts casebook, this text covers all the major cases and issues in a standard torts course. The text addresses cases and analyzes their implications, presenting the law of torts within a curricular context and covering the materials that law students are likely to encounter in a variety of courses. This straightforward, readable text addresses both rules and policy, and presents topics in a way that helps students effectively grapple with issues. Since each chapter stands on its own, the book is ideal as a classroom text, as well as for self-directed reading by students.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781634594516 20170515
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-223-02, LAW-223-02
xxxix, 1337 pages ; 27 cm.
  • Introduction to tort liability
  • The negligence principle
  • The duty requirement : physical injuries
  • The duty requirement : nonphysical harm
  • Factual causation
  • Proximate cause (scope of liability)
  • Defenses
  • Strict liability
  • Liability for defective products
  • Nuisance
  • Damages and insurance
  • A survey of alternatives
  • Intentional harm
  • Defamation
  • Protecting privacy
  • Intentional economic harm.
This leading casebook covers all major aspects of tort law with expertly edited cases and original text. The principal focus of this book is the law of negligence, strict liability, and no-fault legislation as alternative approaches to compensating the victims of accidental harm and creating optimal incentives for safety. This Edition has restructured the chapter on intentional torts to facilitate its use to start off the course for those instructors desiring to do so. It also includes comprehensive chapters on products liability, damages and insurance, defamation, privacy, and economic torts. Notes and questions following principal cases are designed to supplement students' knowledge about the subject matter of the case and related areas as well as to encourage them to think critically about judicial opinions and tort policy. This Tenth Edition reflects evolving developments in recent case law and legislative activity, as well as materials and commentary ranging from the two current Restatement projects on Liability for Economic Harm and Intentional Torts to continuing tort issues arising from the Internet.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781634593007 20160830
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-223-02, LAW-223-02, LAW-223-03

4. 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-223-02, LAW-223-02