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Torts (4th Edition)

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Red Globe Press

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Macmillan Law Masters

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The previous editions of Torts were highly regarded for their clarity of explanation and engaging writing style, and this new fourth edition fully retains each of these qualities. The text has been extensively revised and...

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The previous editions of Torts were highly regarded for their clarity of explanation and engaging writing style, and this new fourth edition fully retains each of these qualities. The text has been extensively revised and updated, and there is a new chapter on privacy. The enhanced layout includes end of chapter summaries and self-test exercises and an extensive bibliography. This is therefore an ideal companion to the subject for both law undergraduates and GDL/CPE students.

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Written by leading scholars in the field
Authoritative treatment of the subject but also clear and accessible

Preface
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Introduction
PART I: THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE
Introduction
The Duty of Care Concept
Nervous Shock
Economic Loss
Omissions
Special Duty Problems: Particular Parties
Breach of the Duty of Care
Causation
Remoteness of Damage
Defences
PART II: INTERFERENCE WITH THE PERSON AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
Interference with the Person and Personal Property
Occupiers' Liability
Product Liability
Breach of Statutory Duty
Trespass to the Person
PART III: INTERFERENCE WITH LAND
Introduction
Private Nuisance
The Rule in Rylands v. Fletcher
PART IV: INTERFERENCE WITH REPUTATION
Defamation
Privacy
PART V: GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF TORTIOUS LIABILITY
Vicarious Liability and Joint Torts
Remedies.

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ALASTAIR MULLIS is Professor of Law and Head of the Law School at the University of East Anglia. He has written widely on the subject of Tort Law, particularly on the law of defamation, and he is the joint General Editor of Carter-Ruck on Libel and Privacy.

KEN OLIPHANT is Director of the Institute for European Tort Law at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, and Professor of Tort Law at the University of Bristol. His many writings in the area include the revision and updating of the title on Tort for the fifth edition of Halsbury's Laws of England.

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ALASTAIR MULLIS is Professor of Law and Head of the Law School at the University of East Anglia. He has written widely on the subject of Tort Law, particularly on the law of defamation, and he is the joint General Editor of Carter-Ruck on Libel and Privacy.

KEN OLIPHANT is Director of the Institute for European Tort Law at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, and Professor of Tort Law at the University of Bristol. His many writings in the area include the revision and updating of the title on Tort for the fifth edition of Halsbury's Laws of England.

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