Edition: 3rd 2008
List price: $38.00
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Description: Tort Law: The Essentials is part of Aspen's new Essentials Series, which takes a "forest rather than the trees" approach by first exposing students To The subject as a whole before delving deeply into individual legal rules. This insightful paperback concentrates on the fundamentals and uses an informal, personal style to explain the essential concepts and doctrines of tort law. Suitable for use with any casebook, this resource will help students recognize and understand how common themes enhance their ability to comprehend doctrinal issues. Written by Mark Geistfeld, a nationally known and respected authority in torts and products liability, this exceptional text: explains the historical development of tort law, showing students how the law has evolved and why it has become so politicized develops the important concepts, giving students the analytical tools they need to grasp the fundamental aspects of tort law presents the essential doctrines, including intentional torts, negligence, strict liability, and damages in a clear, to-the-point manner that eliminates the need for students to seek out the black-letter rules from commercial outlines. No matter which casebook you use in your classroom, you will find Tort Law: The Essentials to be an excellent choice for your students. Once you examine a copy of this outstanding paperback, you will not hesitate to require or recommend it.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 8/11/2008
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
|The Historical Development of Tort Law|
|Function and Principle|
|The Fundamental Choice: Negligence or Strict Liability?|
|Prominent Rationales for Tort Liability|
|Compensation as a Unified Rationale for Tort Liability|
|The Social Construction of Tort Law|
|The Intentional Torts|
|Defenses Based on the Plaintiff's Conduct|
|Strict Liability for Abnormally Dangerous Activities|
|Strict Products Liability|
|Beyond Tort Law|