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Basic Tort Law: Cases, Statutes, and Problems

ISBN-10: 1454819960
ISBN-13: 9781454819967
Edition: 2012
List price: $135.00
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Book details

List price: $135.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Aspen Pub
Binding: Paperback
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

This loose-leaf contains the same content and pagination as thecasebook edition of Basic Tort Law, Third Edition, Best,9780735594609. *These loose-leaf pages are 3-hole punched, collated,and in shrink wrap, but the pages are not sold in a binder nor are theybinded together in any way.* For a limited time, students will receive adigital version of the casebook with their loose-leaf purchase. Notethat the digital access will arrive physically with the loose-leaf book,via a unique promotion code. You will not receive the access until youreceive the loose-leaf.Basic Tort Law: Cases, Statutes, and Problems, Second Edition,written by authors who bring years of experience teaching and writingabout torts to the task, is concise, accessible, and employs awell-articulated and class-tested pedagogy. A torts book that doesn¿thide the ball from students, both students and teachers will find ituser-friendly.The new edition of this casebook retains the features that made it asuccess:clear, direct text introduces cases and explains important conceptsa balance of modern and classic torts cases, including Vaughan v.Menlove (on standard of care), Vincent v. Lake Erie Transportation Co.(on doctrine of ¿incomplete privilege¿), Greenman v. Yuba Power (onproduct liability)appealing, memorable problems based on actual reported cases thatreinforce understanding and build analytical skillscontemporary conception and content with the most current thinking onkey issuesample background information that places cases and statutes in contextvaried note materials -- introductory and transitional notes thatencourage close attention to cases and ¿perspective¿ notes thatexplore a range of viewpoints on tort lawa comprehensive Teacher¿s Manual that includes sample syllabi andguidance for structuring 4- and 6-credit courses, detailed suggestionsfor presenting and preparing cases and materials for class, andanswers and analysis to all problems and questions raised in the bookThe second edition of this popular casebookprovides updated material throughout the textilluminates the procedural posture of every caserefreshes and updates case selection in a number of chapters,including those for standards of care, statutory violation, multiplesufficient causes, foreseeability as a proximate cause test,substantial factor as a proximate cause test, assumption of risk, anddefamationsupplies reworked notes and introductory sections, particularly forres ipsa loquitur, duty, and professional standard of care

Introduction
Intentional Torts
Negligence: The Duty of Reasonable Care
Proving Breach
Legal Cause: Cause-in-Fact
Limits on Liability: Duty and Proximate Cause
Defenses
Apportionment of Damages
Professionals
Owners and Occupiers of Land
Special Duty Rules
Damages
Traditional Strict Liability
Products Liability
Trespass and Nuisance
Defamation
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