Torts Process / Edition 8

Torts Process / Edition 8

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Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory


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Torts Process / Edition 8

With its problem approach and student—friendly presentation, THE TORTS PROCESS continues to gain an ever—increasing 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 first—year 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 real—life 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.

New hypotheticals.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901454806157
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Publication date: 03/23/2012
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1001
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

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