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Author Markesinis, Basil Spyridonos

Title Tortious liability of statutory bodies : a comparative and economic analysis of five English cases / Basil S. Markesinis ... [and others] ; foreword by Sir Sydney Kentridge
Published Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 1999


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Description xix, 171 pages ; 21 cm
Contents The Basic Principle of Tort Law -- 1. A First Look at the Five Cases and Problems they Raise -- 2. How Different Courts have Handled these Cases -- 3. A Critique of the English Reasons -- 4. Comparative Conclusions
Summary "This study analyses five leading English cases in a comparative and economic way and questions the validity of their assumptions as well as their arguments in the light of the recent important decision of the Strasbourg Court of Human Rights in Osman v. UK." "This book will be essential reading for scholars and practitioners interested in public law, human rights, comparative methodology, and tort law."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Government liability -- Great Britain.
Tort liability of municipal corporations -- Great Britain.
Administrative responsibility -- Great Britain.
Tort liability of municipal corporations -- England -- Case studies.
Tort liability of municipal corporations -- Europe.
Administrative responsibility -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
Author Markesinis, Basil, 1944-
LC no. 2001266741
ISBN 1841131245 cloth