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Winfield and Jolowicz on Tort

Winfield and Jolowicz on Tort

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As the leading textbook on the law of ton, Winfield & Jolowicz on Tort is a definitive and all embracing guide to the subject. Though centred firmly on English law, the work covers significant developments in Commonwealth countries, and where appropriate European systems of tort law.
•    Goes through the nature and functions of tort law to give a form understanding
      of the purpose of tort law
•    Details the rules and principles that make up English tort law and explains how
      the law has developed
•    Looks at the remedies available to show the many different ways in which resolution
      to a problem can be achieved
•    Includes extensive use of a case citations
New for the Eighteenth Edition
•    Covers development including those in causation; liability of public authorities; human rights
      and tort law; the development of privacy and the "Reynolds defence"; and the recasting
      of the economic tort
•    Analyses key case law including Barker v Corus; Jameel v Wall St Journal;
     Mitchell v Glasgow CC; OBG v Allan; and Rothwell v Chemical & Insulating Co.
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Contents
1.    Nature and Functions of the Law of Tort
2.    The Structure of Tort Law: History and Influences
3.    General Characteristics of Tortious Liability
4.    Trespass to the Person and Related Matters
5.    Negligence: Duty and Breach
6.    Negligence: Causation, Remoteness (Scope of Liability) and Contributory Negligence
7.    Breach of Statutory Duty and Misfeasance in a Public Office
8.    Employers' Liability
9.    Liability for Land and Structures
10.  Liability for Defective Products
11.  Liability for Statements
12.  Defamation and Related Matters
13.  Trespass to Land
14.  Nuisance
15.  Strict Liability: Rule in Rylands v Fletcher
16.  Animals
17.  Interference with Goods
18.  Interference with Contract or Business
19.  Abuse of Legal Procedure
20.  Vicarious Liability
21.  Joint and Several Tortfeasors
22.  Remedies
23.  Death in Relation to Tort
24.  Capacity
25.  Defences
26.  Extinction of Liability in Tort
Index
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Author Details
W.V.H. Rogers
, Barrister, and Senior Fellow, University of Nottingham
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