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Title Tort law : challenging orthodoxy / edited by Stephen G.A. Pitel, Jason W. Neyers and Erika Chamberlain
Published Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2013


Description 1 online resource (xxii, 493 pages)
Contents Cover; Preliminary pages; Foreword; Contents; Contributors; Introduction; 1. Against Certainty in Tort Law; 2. Tort Law and Human Flourishing; 3. Private and Public: The MixedConcept of Vindication in Tortsand Private Law; 4. 'We Do This in the Criminal Lawand That in the Law of Tort':A New Fusion Debate; 5. Challenging the Orthodoxyof Crime's Precedence over Tort:Suspending a Tort ClaimWhere a Crime May Exist; 6. Legislative Challenges to Orthodoxy; 7. Statutes and Civil Liabilityin the Commonwealthand the United States:A Comparative Critique
8. The 'Doubles the Risk' Test forCausation and Other RelatedJudicial Misconceptions aboutEpidemiology9. Rationalising Loss of a Chancein Tort; 10. When is Emotional Distress Harm?; 11. Rethinking Contributory Negligence; 12. Nuisance Law and Damages in Lieuof an Injunction: Challenging the Orthodoxy of the Shelfer Criteria; 13. The Tort of Conspiracy asa Can of Worms; 14. Aid, Abet, Counsel or Procure?; 15. 'That Unhappy Expression':Malice at the Margins; 16. Dissociating the Two Forms of So-Called 'Vicarious Liability'; Index
Summary In this book, leading scholars from the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia challenge established common law rules and suggest new approaches to both old and emerging problems in tort law
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Torts.
Liability, Legal
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
Unerlaubte Handlung
Common law
Form Electronic book
Author Pitel, Stephen G. A., editor
Neyers, Jason W., editor
Chamberlain, Erika, editor
ISBN 9781782252498