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The law of torts 1 edition

The law of torts
Joseph W. Glannon

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The law of torts
examples and explanations
4th ed.
Joseph W. Glannon

Published 2010 by Aspen Publishers in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Fundamental protections : the tort of battery
The action for assault : a tort ahead of its time
Protecting the right of possession : trespass to land
Dueling remedies : trespass to chattels and conversion
False imprisonment : protecting freedom of movement
The far side of the coin : classic defenses to intentional torts
That odious character : the reasonable person
Borrowing standards of care : violation of statute as negligence
A phrase in Latin : Res Ipsa Loquitur
Reconstructing history : determining "Cause in Fact"
Risks reconsidered : complex issues in establishing factual cause
Drawing a line somewhere : proximate cause
The elusive element of duty : two principles in search of an exception
Vicarious displeasure : claims for indirect infliction of emotional distress and loss of consortium
Caveat actor : strict liability for abnormally dangerous activities
Strict products liability : basic theories of recovery
More products liability : common "Defenses" to strict products liability claims
Personal injury damages : the elements of compensation
Compensating somebody : wrongful death and survival actions
Some legal anatomy : thinking like a tort lawyer
Joint and several liability : the classic rules
Honor among thieves : basic principles of contribution
Please pass the liability : respondeat superior and nondelegable duties
The once and future defense : assumption of the risk
Casting the second stone : comparative negligence
The fracturing of the common law : loss allocation in the comparative negligence era
The pot at the end of the rainbow : analyzing tort issues on an essay exam
Dandelions in the bluebook garden : six classic exam writing mistakes
Practice makes perfect : examples and explanations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Examples & explanations, Examples & explanations series


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Library of Congress
KF1250.Z9 G58 2010

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xvii, 672 p. :
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