9780735500600

The Torts Process (5th)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780735500600

  • ISBN10:

    0735500606

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-03-01
  • Publisher: Aspen Pub

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Summary

With its problem approach and student-friendly presentation, THE TORTS PROCESS continues to gain an ever-increasing number of loyal users. Now fully updated and strengthened for its Fifth Edition, this successful casebook remains an effective and engaging resource For The required first-year Torts course. The authors maintain the qualities that have been praised by adopters: A problem appraoch that challenges student understanding through the use of theoreticl and real-life situations A clear and balanced presentation that enables students to Understand The overarching structure and orgnization of tort law better than any other book A lively mix of problems, cases, excerpts, notes, and questions THE TORT PROCESS, Fifth Edition, offers: Revised chapter openers, introductions, and summaries for easier use. More transitional text, new headings drawing attention to key points, and fewer law review notes to help students focus on important topics. Introductory text that explains case selection, and new cses reflecting current legal issues. New hypotheticals. A brief explanation of the nontraditonal approach to negligence. Additional examples on causation for more illustrative detail the chapter on negligence now appearing earlier. Economic analysis integrated into the text. Increased coverage of intentional torts. The new Teacher's Manual provides even more guidance on how to use the problem method effectively. it includes a section on how to use the book to teach torts in one semester, complete with syllabi.

Table of Contents

Contents ix(12)
Table of Continuing Notes
xxi(2)
Table of Problems
xxiii(2)
Preface to the Fifth Edition xxv(2)
Acknowledgments xxvii
Chapter 1 Introduction to the Torts Process: Liability for Harmful and Offensive Battery
1(100)
Chapter 2 Actual Causation
101(62)
Chapter 3 Negligence
163(274)
Chapter 4 Trespass to Land and Nuisance
437(44)
Chapter 5 Strict Liability
481(26)
Chapter 6 Products Liability
507(108)
Chapter 7 Damages
615(86)
Chapter 8 The Role of Liability Insurance in the Torts Process
701(20)
Chapter 9 Compensation Systems as Alternatives to the System of Tort Liability Based on Fault
721(28)
Chapter 10 Dignitary Wrongs, Intentional Infliction of Mental Upset, and Violations of Civil Rights
749(64)
Chapter 11 Defamation
813(54)
Chapter 12 Invasion of Privacy
867(48)
Chapter 13 Commercial Torts: Misrepresentation and Interference with Business Relations
915(64)
Appendix: Introduction to Economic Analysis of Tort Law 979(8)
Table of Cases
987(10)
Index 997

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