Witting, Christian A.,

Street on torts / Christian Witting - 14th ed. - Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2015. - lxviii, 747 pages ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Overview of tort law -- Duty of care I : foundational principles -- Duty of care II : recognized harm -- Duty of Care III: public authorities -- Breach of duty -- Causation and remoteness -- Defences to negligence -- Liability for defective premises and structures -- Trespass to the person and related torts -- Wrongful interference with goods -- Trespass to land -- Defences to intentional torts against the person or property -- Background to the protection of economic and intellectual property interests -- False representations -- The general economic torts -- Product liability -- Nuisance -- The rule in Rylands v Fletcher -- Breach of statutory duty -- Defamation : foundational principles -- Defences and remedies in defamation -- Misuse of private information -- Misuse of process and public powers -- Vicarious liability -- Capacity and parties -- Remedies : basic principles -- Principles of compensation for personal injuries and associated losses. Table of contents

Street on Torts provides a scholarly and incisive treatment of the law of torts with a focus upon key concepts and clear explanations. This book builds upon the learning of its previous, celebrated authors and, nearly 60 years after publication of the first edition, is considered a classic exposition of the law of torts.



9780198700944 (pbk.) 0198700946 (pbk.)

2014952419


Torts--Great Britain.

KD1949 / .S77 2015

346.7103 / WIS 2015

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