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Torts / Edition 5
     

Torts / Edition 5

by William L. Prosser
 

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ISBN-10: 0314748806

ISBN-13: 9780314748805

Pub. Date: 01/28/1984

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

The fifth edition of this hornbook adds to and expands upon the prior editions while maintaining the general organization of those editions. There is an increased emphasis on contemporary developments, thus reflecting the shift in Tort law toward the side of the plaintiff and expanded liability. Chapters on such subjects as constitutional privilege in defamation,

Overview

The fifth edition of this hornbook adds to and expands upon the prior editions while maintaining the general organization of those editions. There is an increased emphasis on contemporary developments, thus reflecting the shift in Tort law toward the side of the plaintiff and expanded liability. Chapters on such subjects as constitutional privilege in defamation, privacy, product liability and strict liability have been substantially revised or expanded. Shifts toward compulsory auto insurance and compensation plans are also reflected. This edition also includes frequent reference to the Restatement (Second) of Torts as well as to academic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314748805
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/1984
Series:
Hornbook Series
Edition description:
Student Edition
Pages:
1286
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1(32)
Intentional Interference with the Person
33(34)
Intentional Interference with Property
67(41)
Defenses to Intentional Interference with Person or Property
108(52)
Negligence: Standard of Conduct
160(75)
Negligence: Proof
235(28)
Proximate Cause
263(59)
Joint Tortfeasors
322(34)
Limited Duty
356(30)
Owners and Occupiers of Land
386(65)
Negligence: Defenses
451(48)
Imputed Negligence
499(35)
Strict Liability for Physical Harm to Persons and Tangible Things From Accidental Invasions
534(50)
Compensation Systems
584(32)
Nuisance
616(39)
Tort and Contract
655(22)
Products Liability
677(48)
Misrepresentation and Nondisclosure
725(46)
Defamation
771(78)
Privacy
849(21)
Misuse of Legal Procedure
870(31)
Domestic Relations
901(39)
Survival and Wrongful Death
940(22)
Economic Relations
962(70)
Immunities
1032(45)
Appendix A---Westlaw References 1077(14)
Table of Cases 1091(172)
Index 1263

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