Glannon Guide To Torts: Learning Torts Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis

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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: 9780735584808
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 3/23/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 435
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

1 A Very Short Introduction 1

2 Torts Basics: The Prima Facie Case and Affirmative Defenses 3

Part I Intentional Torts 13

3 Physical Invasions: (Harmful) Battery, Trespass to Land, Trespass to Chattels, and Conversion 15

4 Emotional and Dignitary Torts: Assault, Offensive Battery, and False Imprisonment 39

5 Affirmative Defenses to Intentional Torts 59

6 Intentional Tort Frontiers: Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress 81

Part II Negligence 97

7 Introduction to Negligence: Corrective Justice, Efficiency, and the Choice Between Strict Liability and Negligence 99

8 Breach: The Reasonable Person Standard 113

9 More Ways of Proving Breach: Custom, Negligence Per Se, and Res Ipsa Loquitur 135

10 Affirmative Defenses to Negligence: Contributory Negligence, Comparative Negligence, and Assumption of Risk 159

11 Basic Duty Rules: Foreseeable Plaintiffs, the Sports Cases, and Risk Creation 175

12 More Duty Rules: Special Relationships, Landowners, and Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress 195

Part III Causation 213

13 Actual Cause: "But for" Causation, Its Complications, and Exceptions 215

14 Proximate Cause: Policy Limitations on the Scope of Liability 235

Part IV Strict Liability Torts 253

15 From Traditional Strict Liability to Strict Liability for Abnormally Dangerous Activities 255

16 Nuisance 273

17 Vicarious Liability 289

Part V Products Liability 303

18 The Prima Facie Case for Products Liability Torts 305

19 Products Liability Torts Defenses, Including Preemption 329

Part VI Damages 343

20 Compensatory Damages 345

21 Mitigation, Offsetting Benefits, andCollateral Sources 363

22 Joint and Several Liability 377

23 Punitive Damages and their Constitutional Limitations 391

24 Closing Closers 411

Table of Cases 425

Table of Restatement Sections Cited 429

Table of Books and Articles Cited 431

Index 433

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