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Principles of Tort Law

Authors

Rachael Mulheron, Queen Mary University of London

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Presenting the law of tort as a body of principles, this authoritative textbook gives an incisive understanding of the subject. Each tort is carefully structured and examined within a consistent analytical framework that guides students through its preconditions, elements, defences and remedies. Clear summaries and comparisons accompany the detailed exposition, and further support is provided by diagrams and tables which clarify complex aspects of the law. Critical discussion of legal judgments encourages students to develop strong analytical and case-reading skills,…

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Key features

  • Principles-based exposition of each tort allows for simple, clear and accurate explanation of the law of each tort, while 'nutshell' analyses at the beginning of each chapter provide students with a summary of the preconditions, elements, defences and remedies associated with each tort
  • Summaries of those cases which support the principles encompassed in the book include concise outlines of their facts, verdicts and key reasoning
  • Use of comparative boxes highlights those areas where English law has trodden a variant path from the views which other jurisdictions may have adopted in relation to a particular issue in tort law
  • Written not only for students, but for practitioners, litigants, policymakers and law reformers seeking an accurate understanding of the law

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