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Tort Law, 5th Edition
Cases and Materials


Auteur(s) :
Weinrib, Ernest J.
Éditeur :
Emond Publishing
Année :
2019
Nombre de pages :
792
Type de reliure :
Hardcover
ISBN :
978-1-77255-579-0
Prix :
138,00 $
Format :
Papier

 

Présentation

Tort Law: Cases and Materials, 5th Edition presents tort law not merely as a collection of rules but as a source of legal reasoning that introduces different perspectives. This approach emphasizes the nature of legal argument and provides opportunities to examine various issues using conceptual, theoretical, interdisciplinary, and comparative methodologies.

This edition contains new and engaging cases in order to give a faithful picture of tort law in the common law jurisdictions of Canada. These cases have been carefully edited, oftentimes presenting contrasting views on the same issue to stimulate critical thinking and promote discussion. Some of the issues covered in this text include nuisance, reasonable care, mental injury, the duty of care, negligent misrepresentation, vicarious liability, and the negligence liability of public authorities.

Using this comprehensive coverage, readers will develop a more well-rounded understanding of the rules, judgments, and theories that impact tort law.

Features

  • Engaging cases from the common law world, including cases where tort law interacts with Indigenous people in Canada
  • New and updated material on nuisance, reasonable care, mental injury, the duty of care, negligent misrepresentation, vicarious liability, and the negligence liability of public authorities
  • Contrasting methodologies in order to stimulate critical thinking and promote classroom discussion
  • Improved organization for ease of use

Contents

Chapter 1: Nuisance
Chapter 2: Negligence: The Standard of Care
Chapter 3: Duty and Remoteness: General Concepts
Chapter 4: Cause in Fact
Chapter 5: Defences
Chapter 6: Contribution
Chapter 7: The Role of Statutes
Chapter 8: Duty and Remoteness: Special Problems
Chapter 9: Intentional Torts and Informed Consent
Chapter 10: Nonfeasance
Chapter 11: Strict Liability
Chapter 12: Damages
Chapter 13: Should Tort Law Be Replaced?

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