Torts Process / Edition 8 available in Hardcover
With its problem approach and studentfriendly presentation, THE TORTS PROCESS continues to gain an everincreasing number of loyal users. Now fully updated and strengthened for its Fifth Edition, this successful casebook remains an effective and engaging resource for the required firstyear Torts course.
The authors maintain the qualities that have been praised by adopters:
A problem appraoch that challenges student understanding through the use of theoreticl and reallife situations
A clear and balanced presentation that enables students to understand the overarching structure and orgnization of tort law better than any other book
A lively mix of problems, cases, excerpts, notes, and questions
THE TORT PROCESS, Fifth Edition, offers:
Revised chapter openers, introductions, and summaries for easier use.
More transitional text, new headings drawing attention to key points, and fewer law review notes to help students focus on important topics.
Introductory text that explains case selection, and new cses reflecting current legal issues.
A brief explanation of the nontraditonal approach to negligence.
Additional examples on causation for more illustrative detail
The chapter on negligence now appearing earlier.
Economic analysis integrated into the text.
Increased coverage of intentional torts.
The new Teacher's Manual provides even more guidance on how to use the problem method effectively. It includes a section on how to use the book to teach torts in one semester, complete with syllabi.
|Publisher:||Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.80(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.90(d)|
Table of Contents
Summary of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to the Torts Process: Liability for Harmful and Offensive Battery
Chapter 2. Actual Causation
Chapter 3. Negligence: Duty of Care and Proof of Breach
Chapter 4. Negligence: Procimate, Causation, Special Categories of Nonrecovery, and Defenses
Chapter 5. Trespass to Land and Nuisance
Chapter 6. Strict Liability
Chapter 7. Products Liability
Chapter 8. Damages
Chapter 9. The Role of Liability Insurance in the Torts Process
Chapter 10. Compensation Systems as Alternatives to the System of Tort Liability Based on Fault
Chapter 11. Dignitary Wrongs and Intentional Infliction of Mental Upset
Chapter 12. Defamation
Chapter 13. Invasion of Privacy
Chapter 14. Commercial Torts: Misrepresentation and Interference with Business Relations
Chapter 15. Global Dimensions of Tort Law