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Sourcebook on Tort Law 2/e : Sourcebook - Graham Stephenson

Sourcebook on Tort Law 2/e

Sourcebook

By: Graham Stephenson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 4th September 2000
ISBN: 9781859415870
Number Of Pages: 686

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The purpose of this book is to provide a clear guide to tort law, examining the main principles and areas of the subject. It includes text emphasizing the main issues of liability. The text incorporates relevant materials, extracts from leading judgments, articles and reports of review bodies on tort law. It should prove especially useful for those who do not have access to a law library, as for those whose library is under severe pressure from users. It will be useful to those participating in seminars and tutorials and will enable them to take part in a good level of discussion.

This new edition of Sourcebook on Torts has been fully revised and incorporates the Human Rights Act 1998. The effect of the European Courts decision in Osman is now being felt, as is evident from the judgments of the House of Lords in Barrett v Enfield BC. The Law Commission's proposals on liability for psychiatric illness are included. Developments in the tort of nuisance, the defence of qualified privilege and damages are also scrutinized. Several Law Commission reports and the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) Act 1997 are also extracted, as are other new pieces of legislation, such as the Damages Act 1996 and the Defamation Act 1996.

Introduction
Duty of Care
Breach of Duty
Causation and Remoteness of Damage
Liability for Psychiatric Injury
Liability for Economic Loss
Occupier's Liability
Product Liabilty
Strict Liability
Nuisance
Trespass to the Person
Defamation
Defences
Vicarious Liabilty
Assessment of Damages
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ISBN: 9781859415870
ISBN-10: 1859415873
Series: Sourcebook
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 686
Published: 4th September 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.51
Weight (kg): 0.95
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised