Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law / Edition 7

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Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law is an authoritative, analytical, and well-established textbook, now in its 7th edition. It provides a general overview of the law and full discussion of the academic debates on all major topics, highlighting the relationship between the common law, legislation, and judicial policy.

In addition, the authors provide a variety of comparative and economic perspectives on the law of tort and its likely development, always placing the subject in its socio-economic context thereby giving students a deeper and richer understanding of tort law.

Written by leading authorities on tort law, this detailed book offers teachers a wide range of topics to cover, while providing students with a text which is both descriptive and reflective of this branch of law.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199591985
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 12/12/2012
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 1256
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor Simon Deakin is Professor of Law and a Fellow of Peterhouse at the University of Cambridge.

Mr Angus Johnston is a CUF Lecturer and a Fellow in Law at University College, Oxford University.

Professor Sir Basil Markesinis QC is Jamail Regents Chair of Law, University of Texas and is an honorary QC.

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Table of Contents

I Setting the scene
1. Introduction
II The tort of negligence
2. Establishing liability in principle
3. Other elements of liability
III Special forms of negligence
4. Liability of occupiers and builders
5. Breach of statutory duty
6. Liability of statutory bodies
IV Interference with the person
7. Intentional interference
8. Malicious prosecution
V Land and chattels and intentional interference with economic interests
9. Interference with chattels
10. Land
11. Lesser interferences with land nuisance
12. Deceit
13. The economic torts
VI Stricter forms of liability
14. The rule of Rylands v Fletcher
15. Liability for animals
16. Employer's liability
17. Vicarious liability
18. Product liability
VII Protection of human dignity (in private law)
19. Defamation and injurious falsehood
20. Privacy
VIII: Defences and remedies
21. Defences
22. Damages
23. Other remedies and multiple liabilities

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