First published in 1928 as the fifth edition of a 1904 original, this book contains an overview of a number of cases that established important precedents in English tort law. The topics covered include the general principles of liability for tort, the various kinds of torts, and the relations between tort and contract. This detailed book will be of value to anyone with an interest in British legal history.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.45(d)|
Table of Contents
Part I. General Principles; Section I. Liability for Tort; Section II. Liability as Affected by Status; Section III. General Exceptions to Liability; Section IV. Forensic Remedies for Torts; Part II. The Various Kinds of Torts; Section I. Breaches of Rights over the Person; Section II. Breaches of Rights to Reputation; Section III. Breaches of Rights over Property; Section IV. Breaches of General Rights: 1. Nuisance; 2. Wrongs of fraud and malice; 3. Negligence; 4. Breaches of duties of extraordinary responsibility; Part III. Relations between Tort and Contract; Appendix. American rule as to poisons.