The Torts Process, Seventh Edition / Edition 7

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Providing full coverage of all the national and state rules, standards, and statutes pertaining to the law governing lawyers, this statutory supplement, with its complimentary CD, is an ideal reference source for any course on professional responsibility or legal ethics.

Reach for THE LAW GOVERNING LAWYERS 2012-2013 STATUTORY SUPPLEMENT to have all of these resources at your disposal:

A companion CD featuring the full text of each jurisdiction’s lawyer code and access to an electronic version of the entire statutory supplement
An introduction to understanding and finding the law governing lawyers
Correlation tables showing the ABA Model Rules and related Model Code Provisions
Charts comparing state lawyer code provisions on fee agreements, confidentiality exceptions, and screening requirements
The ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility (1983)
The Restatement (Third) of the Law Governing Lawyers (2000), black letter, plus extensive edited comments and illustrations
A conversion Table illustrating Final Restatement sections and drafts
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Regulations and other selected federal statutes, regulations, and rules of procedure

The updated 2012-2013 Edition offers:

2009 ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct
2010 ABA Model Code of Judicial Conduct
On the CD, recently revised state codes

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735563520
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 5/28/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 949
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Table of Continuing Notes
Table of Problems
Preface to the Fifth Edition
Ch. 1 Introduction to the Torts Process: Liability for Harmful and Offensive Battery 1
Ch. 2 Actual Causation 101
Ch. 3 Negligence 163
Ch. 4 Trespass to Land and Nuisance 437
Ch. 5 Strict Liability 481
Ch. 6 Products Liability 507
Ch. 7 Damages 615
Ch. 8 The Role of Liability Insurance in the Torts Process 701
Ch. 9 Compensation Systems as Alternatives to the System of Tort Liability Based on Fault 721
Ch. 10 Dignitary Wrongs, Intentional Infliction of Mental Upset, and Violations of Civil Rights 749
Ch. 11 Defamation 813
Ch. 12 Invasion of Privacy 867
Ch. 13 Commercial Torts: Misrepresentation and Interference with Business Relations 915
Appendix Introduction to Economic Analysis of Tort Law 979
Table of Cases 987
Index 997
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