Mastering Torts: A Student's Guide to the Law of Torts / Edition 3

Mastering Torts: A Student's Guide to the Law of Torts / Edition 3

by Vincent R. Johnson
     
 

"Mastering Torts presents in a clear, narrative form a doctrinal overview of the law of torts. By clarifying the basic rules governing tort liability, and illuminating their application to specific fact situations, Mastering Torts describes the main features of the American tort system." Mastering Torts discusses more than two hundred illustrative cases. Each of these… See more details below

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"Mastering Torts presents in a clear, narrative form a doctrinal overview of the law of torts. By clarifying the basic rules governing tort liability, and illuminating their application to specific fact situations, Mastering Torts describes the main features of the American tort system." Mastering Torts discusses more than two hundred illustrative cases. Each of these decisions is presented in a way that probes the meaning and limits of particular rules, but also reveals a broader perspective on the law governing compensation for personal injuries and property damage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594600357
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
347
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.91(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1An overview of modern tort liability1
Ch. 2Basic intentional torts15
Ch. 3Defenses and privileges47
Ch. 4Damages63
Ch. 5Negligence : basic principles75
Ch. 6Proving negligence105
Ch. 7Factual causation115
Ch. 8Proximate causation127
Ch. 9Limited duty : failure to act147
Ch. 10Limited duty : premises liability163
Ch. 11Limited duty : negligent infliction of severe emotional distress179
Ch. 12Limited duty : alcohol-related injuries187
Ch. 13Torts involving conception, pregnancy, birth, and adoption191
Ch. 14Strict liability197
Ch. 15Products liability211
Ch. 16Defenses based on plaintiff's conduct227
Ch. 17Joint tortfeasors241
Ch. 18Immunities255
Ch. 19Statutes of limitations263
Ch. 20Interference with possession or use of land : trespass and nuisance267
Ch. 21Misrepresentation281
Ch. 22Defamation303
Ch. 23Invasion of privacy335

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