A theory of tort liability /

This book provides a comprehensive theory of the rights upon which tort law is based and the liability that flows from violating those rights. It considers the laws of Australia, Canada, England and Wales, New Zealand and the United States.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Beever, Allan (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; Portland, OR : Hart Publishing, 2016.
Series:Hart studies in private law ; v. 16.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Moral foundations
  • The general theory of liability
  • The form of liability in tort law
  • Battery and trespass to property
  • Trespass in general
  • Defences to trespass
  • Deceit
  • The economic torts in the commonwealth : the conventional view
  • Reconceptualising the economic torts
  • Interference with contract in the US
  • Injurious falsehood and malicious prosecution
  • The law of negligence
  • Miscellaneous issues involving control, injury, and loss
  • The law of defamation
  • The mind
  • Patient consent and the right to self-determination.