Glannon Guide to Torts: Learning Torts Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis, 2nd Ed. / Edition 2

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Overview

A highly effective study tool, The Glannon Guide to Torts uses explanatory text and multiple-choice questions to thoroughly review course content. The interactive and student-friendly Glannon Guide pedagogy enables students to hone their understanding of torts topics so they can be prepared and confident—in class or taking the final exam.

A complete approach to content mastery and exam preparation features:

• multiple-choice questions that comprise a comprehensive review of first-year Torts • clear introductions to terms and concepts that prepare students to successfully analyze and answer multiple-choice questions • analysis of correct and incorrect answers, to clarify murky or ambiguous points of law • sophisticated but fair multiple-choice questions that are neither unrealistically easy nor unnecessarily difficult • a user-friendly and interactive approach that supports learning and course review for Torts, regardless of the exam format • The Closer, a final question at the end of each chapter, challenges the reader to apply new concepts to a more complex problem • Closing Closer questions in the last chapter offer a cumulative review of the entire course

*A Teacher’s Manual may be available for this book. Teacher’s Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Aspen Publishers at 800-950-5259 or legaledu@wolterskluwer.com.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781454804048
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 10/14/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 443
  • Sales rank: 690,981
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1. A Very Short Introduction

2. Torts Basics: The Prima Facie Case and Affirmative Defenses

Part I. Intentional Torts

3. Physical Invasions: (Harmful) Battery, Trespass to Land, Trespass to Chattels, and Conversion

4. Emotional and Dignitary Torts: Assault, Offensive Battery, and False Imprisonment

5. Affirmative Defenses to Intentional Torts

6. Intentional Tort Frontiers: Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

Part II. Negligence

7. Introduction to Negligence: Corrective Justice, Efficiency, and the Choice Between Strict Liability and Negligence

8. Breach: The Reasonable Person Standard

9. More Ways of Proving Breach: Custom, Negligence Per Se, and Res Ipsa Loquitur

10. Affirmative Defenses to Negligence: Contributory Negligence, Comparative Negligence, and Assumption of Risk

11. Basic Duty Rules: Foreseeable Plaintiffs, the Sports Cases, and Risk Creation

12. More Duty Rules: Special Relationships, Landowners, and Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress

Part III. Causation

13. Actual Cause: ‘‘But for’’ Causation, Its Complications, and Exceptions

14. Proximate Cause: Policy Limitations on the Scope of Liability

Part IV. Strict Liability Torts

15. From Traditional Strict Liability to Strict Liability for Abnormally Dangerous Activities

16. Nuisance

17. Vicarious Liability

Part V. Products Liability

18. The Prima Facie Case for Products Liability Torts

19. Products Liability Torts Defenses, Including Preemption

Part VI. Damages

20. Compensatory Damages

21. Mitigation, Offsetting Benefits, and Collateral Sources

22. Joint and Several Liability

23. Punitive Damages and their Constitutional Limitations

24. Closing Closers

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