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Tort Law

3rd Edition

© 2017 – Willan

352 pages

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About the Book

This textbook covers the Tort Law option of the A-level law syllabus, and provides at the same time an ideal introduction for anybody coming to the subject for the first time. The book covers all A-level syllabuses/specification requirements, and is written by the examiner in Tort Law for one of the major examination boards. It contains extensive case illustration, and a range of examination related questions and activities. There is a special focus on key skills, and on the new synoptic assessment syllabus requirements. This fully updated third edition builds upon the success of the first two editions, containing a new section on human rights and new case information such as Z v UK, Rees, Walters, Fairchild, Tomlinson, Marcic, Transco, National Blood, Mothercare, Douglas v Hello, Campbell v MGN. fully updated third edition coverage of OCR and AQA specifications, endorsed by OCR for use with Tort Law option includes new OCR synoptic assessment source materials (for use in examinations in June 2005) with additional guidance author is a Principal Examiner for one of the major examination boards new cases include Z v UK, Rees, Walters, Fairchild, Tomlinson, Marcic, Transco, National Blood, Mothercare, Douglas v Hello, Campbell v MGN, with expanded discussion of human rights and new health and safety regulations

Table of Contents

Contents Preface Table of legislation Table of cases Introduction 1 Trespass to the person 2 Negligence ­ the duty of care 3 Negligence ­ breach of duty, causation and damage 4 Negligence and dangerous premises 5 Negligence ­ defences, remedies and policy issues 6 Torts protecting land 7 Strict liability 8 Vicarious liability for the acts of others 9 Protecting reputation 10 Breach of statutory duty 11 Defences and remedies generally 12 Tort law in context 13 General questions on tort law 14 Sources of tort law 15 Key skills Examinations, synoptic assessment and exam technique Answers guide Resources for further study Glossary Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / General