Glannon Guide to Torts Learning Torts Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis

ISBN-10: 1454804041

ISBN-13: 9781454804048

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Richard L. Hasen

List price: $43.95
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A highly effective study tool, The Glannon Guide to Torts usesexplanatory text and multiple-choice questions to thoroughly review coursecontent. The interactive and student-friendly Glannon Guide pedagogyenables students to hone their understanding of torts topics so they can beprepared and confident—in class or taking the final exam.A complete approach to content mastery and exam preparation features:multiple-choice questions that comprise a comprehensive review offirst-year Tortsclear introductions to terms and concepts that prepare students tosuccessfully analyze and answer multiple-choice questionsanalysis of correct and incorrect answers, to clarify murky orambiguous points of lawsophisticated but fair multiple-choice questions that are neitherunrealistically easy nor unnecessarily difficulta user-friendly and interactive approach that supports learning andcourse review for Torts, regardless of the exam formatThe Closer, a final question at the end of each chapter,challenges the reader to apply new concepts to a more complex problemClosing Closer questions in the last chapter offer a cumulativereview of the entire course*A Teacher’s Manual may be available for this book. Teacher’s Manuals are aprofessional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or torequest a copy, please contact Aspen Publishers at 800-950-5259 orlegaledu@wolterskluwer.com.
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Book details

List price: $43.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Publication date: 10/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 443
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

A Very Short Introduction
Torts Basics: The Prima Facie Case and Affirmative Defenses
Intentional Torts
Physical Invasions: (Harmful) Battery, Trespass to Land, Trespass to Chattels, and Conversion
Emotional and Dignitary Torts: Assault, Offensive Battery, and False Imprisonment
Affirmative Defenses to Intentional Torts
Intentional Tort Frontiers: Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
Negligence
Introduction to Negligence: Corrective Justice, Efficiency, and the Choice Between Strict Liability and Negligence
Breach: The Reasonable Person Standard
More Ways of Proving Breach: Custom, Negligence Per Se, and Res Ipsa Loquitur
Affirmative Defenses to Negligence: Contributory Negligence, Comparative Negligence, and Assumption of Risk
Basic Duty Rules: Foreseeable Plaintiffs, the Sports Cases, and Risk Creation
More Duty Rules: Special Relationships, Landowners, and Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress
Causation
Actual Cause: ‘‘But for'' Causation, Its Complications, and Exceptions
Proximate Cause: Policy Limitations on the Scope of Liability
Strict Liability Torts
From Traditional Strict Liability to Strict Liability for Abnormally Dangerous Activities
Nuisance
Vicarious Liability
Products Liability
The Prima Facie Case for Products Liability Torts
Products Liability Torts Defenses, Including Preemption
Damages
Compensatory Damages
Mitigation, Offsetting Benefits, and Collateral Sources
Joint and Several Liability
Punitive Damages and their Constitutional Limitations
Closing Closers
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