Torts Stories / Edition 1

Torts Stories / Edition 1

by Robert L. Rabin, Stephen D. Sugarman, Stephen D. Sugarman
     
 

Ideally suited as a supplement in a first-year torts course or as a text for an advanced seminar, Torts Stories provides an enriched understanding of ten leading torts cases, focusing on how the litigation was shaped by lawyers, judges and socioeconomic factors, and why the cases have attained landmark status. The publication provides students with an understanding

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Ideally suited as a supplement in a first-year torts course or as a text for an advanced seminar, Torts Stories provides an enriched understanding of ten leading torts cases, focusing on how the litigation was shaped by lawyers, judges and socioeconomic factors, and why the cases have attained landmark status. The publication provides students with an understanding of ten leading torts cases: United States v. Carroll Towing Co., the Hand Formula's Home Port; MacPherson v. Buick Motor Co., Simplifying the Facts while Reshaping the Law; Rowland v. Christian, Hallmark of an Expansionary Era; Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California, The Therapist’s Dilemma; The Wagon Mound Cases, Foreseeability, Causation, and Mrs. Palsgraf; Hymowitz v. Eli Lilly and Co., Markets of Mothers; Murphy v. Steeplechase Amusement Co., While the Timorous Stay at Home, the Adventurous Ride the Flopper; Rylands v. Fletcher, Tort Law's Conscience; Esc

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ISBN-13:
9781587785030
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Series:
Law Stories
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
148,535
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction Robert L. Rabin and Stephen D. SugarmanChapters United States v. Carroll Towing Co.: The Hand Formula's Home Port; by Stephen G. Gilles MacPherson v. Buick Motor Co.: Simplifying the Facts While Reshaping the Law; by James A. Henderson, Jr. Rowland v. Christian: Hallmark of an Expansionary Era; by Robert L. Rabin Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California: The Therapist's Dilemma; by Peter H. Schuck and Daniel J. Givelber The Wagon Mound Cases: Foreseeability, Causation, and Mrs. Palsgraf; by Saul Levmore Hymowitz v. Eli Lilly and Co.: Markets of Mothers; by Anita Bernstein Murphy v. Steeplechase Amusement Co.: While the Timorous Stay at ; by Home, the Adventurous Ride the Flopper; by Kenneth W. Simons Rylands v. Fletcher: Tort Law's Conscience; by Kenneth S. Abraham Escola v. Coca Cola Bottling Co.: Strict Products Liability Unbound; by Mark Geistfeld Vincent v. Lake Erie Transportation Co.: Liability for Harm Caused by Necessity; by Stephen D. Sugarman

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