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1. Hornbook on torts [2016]

xxxi, 1336 pages ; 27 cm.
  • Part 1. Introducing tort law: Defining tort law
  • Aims, policies, history and methods of tort law
  • Tort law in practice
  • Part 2. Intentional torts to persons or property: Direct and intentional interference with the person
  • Intentional interference with real property : trespass to land
  • Intentional interference with tangible personal property : trespass to chattels and conversion
  • Defenses to intentional torts
  • Consent
  • Part 3. Negligent physical harms to persons or property : Subpart A. The prima facie case
  • The negligence action : an introduction
  • Duty and the ordinary standard of reasonable care under the circumstances
  • Importing statutory standards of care : negligence per se
  • Breach of duty
  • Proving negligence claims
  • Actual harm & factual cause
  • Scope of liability (proximate cause)
  • Subpart B: Defenses: Fault of the plaintiff
  • Assumption of the risk
  • Statutes of limitation and federal preemption
  • Part 4: Expanded or limited duties of care in physical harm cases: Expanded duties of care : carriers, innkeepers and fiduciaries
  • Premises liability
  • Liability of health care providers
  • Liability of government entities, officers and employees
  • Family members and charities
  • Professional risk-takers
  • Limiting liability for non-action
  • Duty to protect from third persons and from self-harm
  • Part 5. Special types of harm: Prenatal and birth-related injury
  • Wrongful death and survival actions
  • Emotional harm
  • Nuisance
  • Part 6. Vicarious liability, strict liability, and products liability: Vicarious liability for physical harms
  • Strict liability for animals and abnormally dangerous activities
  • Products liability
  • Part 7. Damages, apportionment, and alternative systems: Damages
  • Apportionment of liability among parties
  • Alternative systems for compensating injury
  • Part 8. Dignitary and economic torts. Subpart A. Dignitary torts: Defamation
  • Privacy
  • Misusing judicial process
  • Interference with family relationships
  • Subpart B. Economic torts: Economic torts and economic loss rules
  • Interference with contract and economic interests
  • Misrepresentation and falsehoods
  • Economic harm to intangible interests by conversion or spoliation
  • Legal malpractice
  • Unfair competition : trademarks, trade secrets and publicity rights.
This single-volume hornbook provides a comprehensive overview of tort and injury law. The book covers all of the major topics in tort law. Topics include liability for physical injuries, as well as emotional, dignitary, and economic harms. This newly-updated edition includes citations to hundreds of cases and statutes decided over the last decade, as well as references to the Restatement (Third) of Torts.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781628101478 20160619
Law Library (Crown)
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
xxviii, 414 p. ; 22 cm.
  • The historical development of tort law
  • Function and principle
  • The fundamental choice: negligence or strict liability?
  • Negligence v. strict liability
  • Prominent rationales for tort liability
  • Compensation as a unified rationale for tort liability
  • The nature of a compensatory tort right
  • Social construction of tort law
  • The intentional torts
  • Multiple tortfeasors
  • Strict liability for abnormally dangerous activities
  • Strict products liability
  • Damages
  • Beyond tort law.
Law Library (Crown)
xi, 274 p. ; 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