Negligence and illegality /

This book examines claims in negligence arising from illegal conduct of the claimant. An array of public policy and other grounds have been advanced for resolving these claims, resulting in an area that is characterised by confusing and contradictory case law. The book analyses the various explanati...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Erbacher, Sharon (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2017.
Series:Hart studies in private law ; v. 20.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Theoretical perspectives
  • The tort-crime interface
  • Policy and discretion
  • The connection tests
  • Overview of the coherence rationale
  • Statutory purpose
  • No loss damage : sanction-shifting and related claims
  • No loss or damage : illegal profits and earnings
  • A relational explanation : joint illegal enterprise cases
  • Conclusion.