Torts Stories / Edition 1

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Overview

This publication provides a student with an 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. It is suitable for adoption as a supplement in a first-year torts course, or as a text for an advanced seminar.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587785030
  • Publisher: West Academic Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/1/2003
  • Series: Law Stories
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 290
  • Sales rank: 1,420,099

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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