Understanding Torts

Author: John L. Diamond
ISBN: 9780769872346
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Concise and authoritative, Understanding Torts features: Comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of intentional torts, privileges, negligence, cause-in-fact, proximate cause, defenses, joint and several liability, damages, strict liability, ...

Understanding Tort Law

Author: Carol Harlow
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
ISBN: 9780421878402
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This text offers an overview of the tort system for the non-lawyer or new law undergraduate.

Jumpstart Torts

Author: Ross Sandler
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 145484048X
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The series will appeal to academic success/support coordinators as well as the course-area professors. Ross Sandler is the series editor. His JumpStart: Torts is the first title in the series.

Philosophy And The Law Of Torts

Author: Gerald J. Postema
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139441278
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and. Suffering. martin. stone*. I. Introductory: Understanding Tort Law Nor should
we make the same demand for an explanation in all cases. Rather, it is sufficient
in some cases to have “the that” shown properly. This is so where “the that” is a
first thing and a starting point. Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1098b1 Negligence
cases constitute the largest item of business on the civil side of the nation's trial
courts. Yet we lack a theory to explain the social function of the negligence

Street On Torts

Author: John Murphy
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199291663
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50 See,eg,Weinrib,'Understanding Tort Law'(1989) 23 Valparaiso UL Rev485;id,
The Idea ofPrivate Law(1995). 51 See, eg, Coleman, Risks and Wrongs (1992).
Cf Abel, 'A Socialist Approach to Risk' (1982) Maryland L Rev 695. 52 See,eg,
Weinrib,'Understanding Tort Law'(1989) 23 Valparaiso UL Rev 485. Cf Schwartz,'
Mixed Theories of Tort Law: Affirming Both Deterrence and Corrective Justice' (
1997) 75 Tex L Rev 1801 and Waldron, 'Moments of Carelessness and Massive
Loss' ...

European Tort Law

Author: Cees van Dam
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 019165244X
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but still an authoritative handbook on common law tort law is John Fleming's The
Law of Torts. And the most thought-provoking books in this area are Carol
Harlow's Understanding Tort Law and Tony Weir's Tort Law and A Casebook on
Tort.28 English tort law is also familiar with detailed and practice-oriented
commentaries such as Clerk and Lindsell on Torts and Charlesworth and Percy
on Negligence.29 In the United States, the last edition of the classic Prosser and
Keeton on the ...

The Psychology Of Tort Law

Author: Jennifer K. Robbennolt
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479814180
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A Psychological Perspective on Tort Rules, Tort Cases, and Tort Reform It's time
to take stock. What can we say about psychology's contribution to understanding
tort law? Psychological theory and research findings deepen our understanding
of four major dimensions of torts: tort law's legal principles, the decision making of
those subject to tort law, the decision making of tort fact finders, and the dynamics
of tort litigation. In addition to providing insights about the existing world of tort ...

Tort Liability Under Uncertainty

Author: Ariel Porat
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780198267973
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17 Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics, Vol. V (Martin Ostwald, trans., 1962) 4 . 18 R.
Epstein, 'A Theory of Strict Liability' (1973) 2J Legal Studies 151 ;G. Fletcher, '
Fairness and Utility in Tort Theory' (1972) 85 Harvard L Rev 537; J. L. Coleman, '
Corrective Justice and Wrongful Gain', in Markets, Morals and the Law (
Cambridge, 1987) 184; J. L. Coleman, Risks and Wrongs (Cambridge, 1992) 329
-85; E. J. Weinrib, 'Understanding Tort Law' (1989) 23 Valpariso U L Rev 485;
E. J. Weinrib, ...

The Goals Of Private Law

Author: Andrew Robertson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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I would now prefer to say that the moral principles underlying tort law are
concerned, first, with primary rights not to be harmed and, second, with
secondary or remedial rights that arise when a primary right is violated, where the
most important such remedial right is a right to repair. 8 EJ Weinrib, '
Understanding Tort Law' (1989) 23 Valparaiso University Law Review 485, 491.
9 EJ Weinrib, The Idea of Private Law (Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard
University Press, 1995) 49–50.

Product Liability

Author: Jane Stapleton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780406035035
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(a) Weinrib's theory Weinrib starts by asserting that tort law is a mode of legal
ordering which possesses two distinctive, general, pervasive and indispensable
characteristics.25 The first is the bipolar remedial procedure that links the plaintiff
and defendant: the plaintiff sues the defendant and, if successful, it is the
defendant ... 26 Weinrib 'Understanding Tort Law', op cit 494; 'Causation and
Wrongdoing' (1987) 63 Chi-Kent LR 407, 415; "The Special Morality of Tort Law',
op cit 406.