Tort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials combines incisive author commentary with carefully selected extracts from primary and secondary materials to provide the perfect balance of support and encouragement.
The author introduces the fundamental principles of the subject before moving on to discuss more challenging issues, thereby ensuring a full understanding of the subject and encouraging an appreciation of the more complex debates surrounding the law of tort.
The book is intended to be a stand-alone text and to provide students with a comprehensive source of relevant materials in this one easy-to-use volume.
This text is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre featuring updates on the latest developments in tort law, and web links to reliable and accurate resources for further study.
Professor Jenny Steele is Director of Research at York Law School, University of York. She is also a past president of the Society of Legal Scholars and was a co-editor of Legal Studies, the society's journal, from 2006 to 2011.
I. INTRODUCTORY; II. INTENTIONAL INTERFERENCES; III. THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE; IV. GENERAL MATTERS; V. NUISANCE AND DUTIES RELATING TO LAND; VI. DEFAMATION AND PRIVACY; VII. STRICTER LIABILITIES