The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Torts

The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Torts

by John C.P. Goldberg, Benjamin C. Zipursky
     
 

Torts—personal injury law—is a fundamental yet controversial part of our legal system. The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Torts provides a clear and comprehensive account of what tort law is, how it works, what it stands to accomplish, and why it is now much-disputed. Goldberg and Zipursky—two of the world's most prominent tort

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Torts—personal injury law—is a fundamental yet controversial part of our legal system. The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Torts provides a clear and comprehensive account of what tort law is, how it works, what it stands to accomplish, and why it is now much-disputed. Goldberg and Zipursky—two of the world's most prominent tort scholars—carefully analyze leading judicial decisions and prominent tort-related legislation, and place each event into its proper context. Topics covered include products liability, negligence, medical malpractice, intentional torts, defamation and privacy torts, punitive damages, and tort reform.

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ISBN-13:
9780195373974
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/03/2010
Series:
Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 A Brief History of Tort Law
Chapter 3 Tort Law's Gallery of Wrongs
Chapter 4 Civil Recourse
Chapter 5 Negligence: The Basics
Chapter 6 Negligence: Advanced Topics
Chapter 7 Battery, False Imprisonment, Assault and Related Torts
Chapter 8 Property Torts (with notes on Fraud and "Business Torts")
Chapter 9 Strict Liability For Abnormally Dangerous Activities
Chapter 10 Products Liability
Chapter 11 Defamation and Invasion of Privacy
Chapter 12 Damages and Apportionment
Chapter 13 Tort Trends

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