Hornbook on Torts

  • Filename: hornbook-on-torts.
  • ISBN: 9781634604963
  • Release Date: 2015-12-27
  • Number of pages: 1372
  • Author: Dan Dobbs
  • Publisher: West Academic



This single-volume hornbook provides a comprehensive overview of tort and injury law. The book covers all of the major topics in tort law. Topics include liability for physical injuries, as well as emotional, dignitary, and economic harms. This newly-updated edition includes citations to hundreds of cases and statutes decided over the last decade, as well as references to the Restatement (Third) of Torts.

Law of Torts Hornbook Series

  • Filename: law-of-torts-hornbook-series.
  • ISBN: 9781628103632
  • Release Date: 2008-02-15
  • Number of pages: 1648
  • Author: Dan Dobbs
  • Publisher: West Academic



A single-volume introduction to contemporary tort and injury law. This expert summary covers direct and intentional interference with person or property and explores their defenses. Reviews liabilities, damages, and the apportionment of responsibility among parties, and examines the criticism and choices in tort law. Economic and dignitary injury is considered as well.

Shapo s Principles of Tort Law 3d Concise Hornbook Series

  • Filename: shapo-s-principles-of-tort-law-3d-concise-hornbook-series.
  • ISBN: 9781628107135
  • Release Date: 2010-02-18
  • Number of pages: 595
  • Author: Marshall Shapo
  • Publisher: West Academic



This edition provides new material on the purposes of tort law, battery, sexual harassment, terminology and policies of negligence, health care malpractice issues, assumption of risk, strict liability, proof and causation, duty and proximate cause, duty to act, media torts, and damages. Coverage also includes case summaries of "newsworthy issues" of headline interest throughout the text. A new chapter on fraud and heart balm torts has been added as well. This text includes a substantial section of end notes, useful for both professors and inquisitive students, packed with references to scholarly books and articles as well as case law.

Understanding Torts

  • Filename: understanding-torts.
  • ISBN: 0769872344
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 382
  • Author: John L. Diamond
  • Publisher:



This Understanding treatise is the perfect complement to first-year tort courses and is suitable for use with any tort casebook. 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, products liability, economic torts, malicious prosecution, abuse of process, defamation and invasion of privacy. Judicious use of footnotes to provide full, but not overwhelming, primary and secondary support for textual propositions. Clear organization and writing to enhance understanding of basic concepts and major cases covered in a torts course. In-depth analysis of topics that generate the greatest confusion and controversy. Professors and adjunct professors may request complimentary examination copies of LexisNexis law school publications to consider for class adoption or recommendation. Please identify the book(s) you wish to receive, provide your institutional contact information, and submit your request here.

The Forms and Functions of Tort Law

  • Filename: the-forms-and-functions-of-tort-law.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105063260355
  • Release Date: 2002-01
  • Number of pages: 285
  • Author: Kenneth S. Abraham
  • Publisher: West Publishing Company



The perfect accompaniment to any torts casebook, The Forms and Functions of Tort Law covers all the major cases and issues in the standard torts course, sharing Professor Abraham?s scholarly insights developed over 25 years of teaching. This analytical text addresses the cases and analyzes their implications, presenting the law of torts within a curricular context and covering the materials that law students are likely to encounter in a variety of courses. The straightforward, readable text in this paperback addresses both rules and policy and presents topics in a way that helps students grapple with the issues more effectively. Organized in the traditional manner, topics covered include intentional torts, negligence, cause-in-fact, proximate cause, defenses, strict liability, nuisance, products liability, damages, tort reform, invasion of privacy, defamation, misrepresentation, and the economic interference torts. Each chapter stands on its own, making the book ideal for use as a classroom text as well as for self-directed reading by students.

Basic Tort Law

  • Filename: basic-tort-law.
  • ISBN: 9780735563155
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 894
  • Author: Arthur Best
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online



Basic Tort Law: Cases, Statutes, and Problems, Second Edition, written by authors who bring years of experience teaching and writing about torts to the task, is concise, accessible, and employs a well-articulated and class-tested pedagogy. A torts book that doesnt hide the ball from students, both students and teachers will find it user-friendly. The new edition of this casebook retains the features that made it a success: clear, direct text introduces cases and explains important concepts a balance of modern and classic torts cases, including Vaughan v. Menlove (on standard of care), Vincent v. Lake Erie Transportation Co. (on doctrine of incomplete privilege), Greenman v. Yuba Power (on product liability) appealing, memorable problems based on actual reported cases that reinforce understanding and build analytical skills contemporary conception and content with the most current thinking on key issues ample background information that places cases and statutes in context varied note materials -- introductory and transitional notes that encourage close attention to cases and perspective notes that explore a range of viewpoints on tort law a comprehensive Teachers Manual that includes sample syllabi and guidance for structuring 4- and 6-credit courses, detailed suggestions for presenting and preparing cases and materials for class, and answers and analysis to all problems and questions raised in the book The second edition of this popular casebook provides updated material throughout the text illuminates the procedural posture of every case refreshes and updates case selection in a number of chapters, including those for standards of care, statutory violation, multiple sufficient causes, foreseeability as a proximate cause test, substantial factor as a proximate cause test, assumption of risk, and defamation supplies reworked notes and introductory sections, particularly for res ipsa loquitur, duty, and professional standard of care

Mastering Torts

  • Filename: mastering-torts.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105134460406
  • Release Date: 2009-01-01
  • Number of pages: 346
  • Author: Vincent R. Johnson
  • Publisher:



Mastering Torts presents in a clear, narrative form a doctrinal overview of the law of torts. Designed especially for law students, this hornbook-like treatment is a mixture of doctrinal condensation and factual exploration that can be used with the fourth edition of Studies in American Tort Law or with other torts casebooks.

New York Practice

  • Filename: new-york-practice.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105062036764
  • Release Date: 1999-01-01
  • Number of pages: 1114
  • Author: David D. Siegel
  • Publisher: West Publishing Company



--Recent statutory changes affecting the Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR), current through that part of New York Legislature's 1999 Session -- Adoption of the filing system for commencing actions in Supreme and county courts -- Recent changes to disclosure provisions -- Adoption of Uniform Rules of Court and Individual Assignment System (IAS) in the Supreme and other courts -- Chapter 23 (Federal Jurisdiction and Practice) has been thoroughly updated

Prosser and Keeton on the law of torts

  • Filename: prosser-and-keeton-on-the-law-of-torts.
  • ISBN: UOM:39076002274517
  • Release Date: 1984
  • Number of pages: 1286
  • Author: William Lloyd Prosser
  • Publisher: West Group



Emphasizes contemporary developments in order to reflect the shift in tort law toward the plaintiff's side and expanded liability. Expanded coverage is included on subjects such as constitutional privilege in defamation, privacy, product liability, and strict liability. Also reflects the current shift toward compulsory auto insurance and compensation plans.

The Law of Torts

  • Filename: the-law-of-torts.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105062049056
  • Release Date: 2000-01-01
  • Number of pages: 556
  • Author: Joseph W. Glannon
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers



The new edition of the number one study aid in Torts gives students even more assistance while continuing to uphold the standard of quality applauded by instructors nationwide. THE LAW OF TORTS: Examples & Explanations, Second Edition, provides the same kind of clear and engaging introductions to essential principles that made its predecessor such a lifesaver for first-year students. This paperback study guide demystifies the field through: The recognized teaching skills of its author - Joseph Glannon's best-selling CIVIL PROCEDURE: Examples & Explanations established the style of this series and secured his reputation among students as the author who makes complicated subjects understandable. a uniquely entertaining, conversational style coverage that parallels the standard casebook: intentional torts, negligence, causation, duty, damages, liability of multiple defendants, and the effect of the plaintiff's conduct extraordinarily well-crafted examples that apply legal concepts to particular fact situations a 'one-step-at-a-time' approach that begins with the basics and gradually builds students' analytical skills, knowledge, and confidence Significant changes for the Second Edition include: a brand-new, three-chapter section on Taking a Torts Essay Exam that addresses potential pitfalls and includes guidance, tips, sample exam questions and answers an expanded discussion of causation for greater clarity and accessibility new citations reflecting the most current law new examples and explanations throughout the text Help students enhance their understanding of Torts with THE LAW OF TORTS: Examples & Explanations, Second Edition. Recommend it to your students today! Also by Glannon: Civil Procedure: Examples & Explanations And don't forget Glannon's popular audio program: Fireside Civil Procedure: An Audio Companion

The Measure of Injury

  • Filename: the-measure-of-injury.
  • ISBN: 0814717330
  • Release Date: 2010-05-01
  • Number of pages: 244
  • Author: Martha Chamallas
  • Publisher: NYU Press



Tort law is the body of law governing negligence, intentional misconduct, and other wrongful acts for which civil actions can be brought. The conventional wisdom is that the rules, concepts, and structures of tort law are neutral and unbiased, free of considerations of gender and race. In The Measure of Injury, Martha Chamallas and Jennifer Wriggins prove that tort law is anything but gender and race neutral. Drawing on an in-depth analysis of case law ranging from the Jim Crow South to the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, the authors demonstrate that women and minorities have been under-compensated in tort law and that traditional biases have resurfaced in updated forms to perpetuate patterns of disparate recovery based on race and gender. Grappling with tort theory, the intricacies of legal doctrine and the practical effects of legal rules, The Measure of Injury is a unique treatise on torts that uncovers the public and cultural dimensions of this always-controversial domain of private law.

The Law of Torts Chapters 22 39

  • Filename: the-law-of-torts-chapters-22-39.
  • ISBN: 0314184252
  • Release Date: 2011-01-01
  • Number of pages: 1015
  • Author: Dan B. Dobbs
  • Publisher: Thomson West



The new, four-volume second edition provides users with authoritative, comprehensive, up-to-date discussion and analysis of the legal principles and rules governing tort law. Tort law is always changing, and since the 1st edition was published, there have been many changes. The second edition has added large amounts of new material to address these changes, plus thousands of citations to cases decided or writings. New materials cover intentional interference with persons and property as civil rights torts; statutes of limitation and statutory compliance; the standard of care for physician assistants and possible shifts in the medical standard of care; and much more. -- Publisher.

Torts

  • Filename: torts.
  • ISBN: 9780735561687
  • Release Date: 2006-09
  • Number of pages: 165
  • Author: Aspen Publishers
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online



After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenote Legal Briefs Features: ;Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample brief with element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format

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