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*The leading textbook on tort available providing students with the definitive and all embracing guidance they need to achieve top marks *Centred firmly on English law but covers significant developments in Commonwealth countries, and where appropriate European systems of tort law *Covers all key areas of tort law so students don't have to refer to a number of different textbooks *Goes through the nature and functions of tort law to give students a firm understanding of the purpose of tort law *Details the rules and principles that make up English tort law and explains how the law has developed *Looks at the remedies available so students can see the many different ways in a which resolution to a problems can be achieved *Includes extensive use of case citations * Contains full content listings at the beginning of each chapter and paragraph numbering to make it easy for students to find relevant information quickly *Analyses recent key case law including Re Deep Vein Thrombosis Litigation (carriage by air, strict liability), Buchanan v Jennings (libel; parliamentary privilege), and JD v East Berks AHA and Gorringe v Calderdale BC (public authorities) *Continues to cover the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on tort law *Covers radical changes in damages resulting in the introduction of a general power to award damages in personal injury cases by way of periodical payments *Discusses changes to the law of powers of arrest resulting from the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005
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Balanced and accessible. Of the major texts, it offers the most even coverage of the main parts of the syllabus. Lex Magazine.
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Book Description Sweet & Maxwell, 2006. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 17th edition. 1143 pages. 9.10x6.10x2.30 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0421922907
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