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This study aid provides an explanation of all of the most important U.S. tort law doctrines, including those covered in first-year torts courses in law schools. Coverage includes tort law origins and objectives; causation; strict liability; negligence liability and defenses; intentional tort liability and defenses; special liability rules (premises liability, products liability, employers, etc.); damages; tort and contract; immunities; wrongful death and survival; defamation; privacy; misrepresentation. Torts in a Nutshell is also available online via West Academic Study Aids.
This study aid covers intentional torts, privileges, negligence, cause-in-fact, proximate cause, defenses, joint and several liability, damages, strict liability, products liability, economic torts, malicious prosecution, abuse of process, defamation and invasion of privacy. Judicious use of footnotes to provide full, but not overwhelming, primary and secondary support for textual propositions.
This single-volume hornbook provides a comprehensive overview of tort and injury law. Topics include liability for physical injuries, as well as emotional, dignitary, and economic harms. This newly-updated edition includes citations to hundreds of cases and statutes decided over the last decade, as well as references to the Restatement (Third) of Torts. (This hornbook replaced and updated The Law of Torts, which was a revised version of the classic Prosser on Torts, both below.) Hornbook on Torts is also available online via West Academic Study Aids.
This hornbook replaced Prosser on Torts, and its thirty-six chapters cover the full range of tort law issues, from strict liability to wrongful death to defamation. Numerous subdivisions within the chapters allows readers quick access to pertinent information. Case citations included are more recent than earlier Prosser volumes. The Law of Torts is updated by Hornbook on Torts, above. The Law of Torts is also available online via West Academic Study Aids.
This four-volume treatise provides an authoritative and comprehensive discussion and analysis of the legal principles and rules governing tort law. The authors address changes in tort law and offer thousands of citations to cases decided or writings. Updated annually, the text covers the range of both traditional and current issues within the law.
Provides detailed, up-to-date information and expert guidance on such rapidly changing areas as health care liability, family torts, standards for damages, products liability, wrongful death, defamation, business torts, pure economic loss, privacy, comparative and contributory negligence, governmental liability, duties of owners and occupiers of land, misrepresentation and nondisclosure, liability for abnormally dangerous activities, liability for emotional distress, malicious prosecution, and abuse of process. Includes analysis of the Restatement (Third) of the Law of Torts, as well as comprehensive tables of cases, statutes, and uniform acts. Harper, James and Gray on Torts is also available online via VitalLaw.
With over 20 volumes, this treatise was originally published in 1965, but these volumes are updated annually and a Restatement of the Law Third exists for Apportionment of Liability and Products Liability. The appendices contain Reporter's Notes, citations to court decisions, as well as cross references to key numbers and ALR annotations. Restatement of the Law, Torts is also available online via Westlaw.
This is a multi-volume treatise on the law of torts whose chapters cover topics such as premises liability, trespass, assault and battery, false imprisonment and slander. Coverage of case law is up-to date, as well as historical. References to ALR annotations and American Jurisprudence are incorporated. Updated with pocket parts.
This publication, available via VitalLaw, provides a succinct survey of tort laws of all fifty states and the District of Columbia. For each state, topics covered include statutes of limitations, tort reform, no fault limitations, standard for negligence, causation, comparative negligence, res ipsa loquitur, negligence per se, several liability, indemnity, and more. Published annually.