Kidner's Casebook on Torts


Author: Kirsty Horsey,Erika Rackley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198785275
Category: Law
Page: 568
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Kidner's Casebook on Torts is the essential companion for undergraduate tort law students, providing a comprehensive portable library of leading cases in the field. Kirsty Horsey and Ericka Rackley, authors of the best-selling tort law textbook, combine their talents again to update Kidner's popular casebook; bringing together an impressive range of carefully edited extracts and combining insightful commentary with questions and annotated cases to help your students identify and analyse the key elements of each case. The text is supported by an Online Resource Centre which provides a comprehensive suite of resources, including downloadable annotated cases, flashcard glossary, and web links and video clips of current items.

Casebook on Torts


Author: Richard Kidner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199644810
Category: Law
Page: 480
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Richard Kidner's established 'Casebook on Torts' is an essential casebook for students of tort law. The case selection for this book has been based upon the standard cases, and the extracts outline the reasoning behind each case decision.

Tort Law


Author: Kirsty Horsey,Erika Rackley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198785283
Category: Law
Page: 720
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This best-selling undergraduate textbook from leading academics Kirsty Horsey & Erika Rackley gives a comprehensive grounding in tort law and carefully chosen learning features help students to become engaged and critical thinkers. This lively and though-provoking account allows students to understand rather than simply learn the law. The problem questions in each chapter help students to understand how the law works in its practical context and to begin to consider potential issues and debates. Carefully chosen features such as 'counterpoint' and 'pause for reflection' boxes enable students to think more deeply and critically about the law. The text is accompanied by an extensive Online Resource Centre, which includes the following resources: - Downloadable annotated judgments, statutes, and problem questions - Outline answers to questions in the book - Annotated web links to external web resources and videos - Flashcard glossary of legal terms used in the book - Additional content on elements of a claim in the tort of negligence and on product liability - Test bank of 200 questions and answers for lecturers' use in assessing students

Winfield and Jolowicz on Tort


Author: Edwin Peel,Sir Percy Henry Winfield,John Anthony Jolowicz,James Goudkamp
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780414025653
Category: Actions and defenses
Page: 1336
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The authors focus on English law but cover significant developments in Commonwealth countries, and, where appropriate, European systems of tort law. They offer an understanding of the purpose of tort law and also detail the rules and principles that make up tort law and explain how the law has developed.

Casebook on Contract Law


Author: Professor of Commercial Law and Deputy Director of the Centre for Legal Research Jill Poole
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198732813
Category:
Page: 832
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Jill Poole's bestselling Casebook on Contract Law provides students with a comprehensive selection of case law, addressing all aspects of the subject encountered on undergraduate courses. Extracts have been carefully chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts, and to show how legal principles develop. Cases can either be analysed and discussed in isolation or, taken as a whole, the selection of cases form chapters providing a structured overview of the modern law of contract. Online Resource Centre The casebook is fully supported by an Online Resource Centre, which provides: - Self-test questions and answers - Guidance on answering questions in contract law - Exercises and guidance on reading cases - An opportunity for students to ask the author any questions

Constitutional & Administrative Law


Author: Hilaire Barnett
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315458365
Category: Law
Page: 779
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Hilaire Barnett’s Constitutional and Administrative Law has provided generations of students with reliable, accessible and comprehensive coverage of the Public Law syllabus. Mapped to the common course outline, it equips students with an understanding of the constitution’s past, present and future by analysing and illustrating the political and socio-historical contexts which have shaped the major legal rules and principles of public law, as well as on-going constitutional reform. The 12th edition will address key recent developments including: The referendum result on the UK’s membership of the EU and its ongoing impact on constitutional and administrative law The continuing process of devolution to the nations Terrorism and national security Future developments, particularly in relation to 'Brexit' will be discussed in regular updates to the companion website.

Cases and Materials on Equity and Trusts


Author: Gary Watt
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198737653
Category:
Page: 608
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In a subject heavily reliant on the specifics of case law, Cases and Materials on Equity and Trusts provides an essential reference source for students. The tenth edition contains a diverse range of relevant and interesting cases, statutory material, academic writing, and official proposalsfor law reform. Where appropriate, legal materials are accompanied by non-legal literary texts with a view to making legal points more interesting and memorable. Gary Watt continues to combine the highly-regarded, rigorous scholarship and student-focused approach established through previous editions in his expertly-selected choice of materials and commentary. Utilizing key features as tools to assist students' learning and revision, including questions,suggestions for further reading, and notes, Gary Watt threads the broad spectrum of equity case law together with his unique flair, making it an engaging and insightful companion to a course in trusts.Online Resource CentreThe tenth edition is supported by an Online Resource Centre, offering:* Suggested answers to questions in the book* Video lectures presented by Gary Watt, introducing key areas of debate within the subject* General guidance on answering essay questions* General guidance on answering problem scenarios* Flashcard glossary of key legal terms* Updates to the law post-publication* Web links to useful websites

Street on Torts


Author: John Murphy,Christian Witting
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199554447
Category: Law
Page: 750
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Well-established and highly regarded, Street on Torts provides a detailed yet clear overview of tort law, with strong analysis of case law and contextualisation of individual torts. The highly praised broad coverage and logical structure are maintained, ensuring the book remains a classic 50 years after publication of the first edition.

Philosophical Foundations of Tort Law


Author: David G. Owen
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 019825847X
Category: Law
Page: 510
View: 1830

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This exceptional collection of twenty-two essays on the philosophical fundamentals of tort law assembles many of the world's leading commentators on this particularly fascinating conjunction of law and philosophy. The contributions range broadly, from inquiries into how tort law derives from Aristotle, Aquinas, and Kant to the latest economic and rights-based theories of legal reponsibility. This is truly a multi-national production, with contributions from several distinguished Oxford scholars of law and philosophy and many prominent scholars from the United States, Canada, and Israel. A provocative closing essay by one of the world's leading moral philosophers illuminates how tort law enables philosophers to observe the abstract theories of their discipline put to the concrete test in the legal resolution of real-world controversies based on principles of right and wrong.

European Tort Law


Author: Cees van Dam
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199672261
Category: Law
Page: 601
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This textbook provides insight into the differences, commonalities and mutual influece of the tort law systems of various European jurisdictions, bringing together national tort law, comparative law, EU law, and human rights law.

Common Law Legal English and Grammar

A Contextual Approach
Author: Alison Riley,Patricia Sours
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1849467579
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 528
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Lord Denning, an influential but controversial English judge, stated that 'Words are the lawyer's tools of trade'. This course book reflects that conviction as it focuses on words, the language of the law - legal terms, expressions, and grammar - introduced systematically with relevant aspects of the law, and examined in context through analytical reading activities based on original legal texts selected for their interest and importance in different branches of the common law system. This book explores constitutional law, criminal law, tort, and contract; yet includes international legal contexts, with a particular focus on human rights and European law. The presentation of legal concepts and terminology in context in each chapter is graded so that the course progresses, building on the vocabulary and law encountered in earlier chapters. Each chapter, organized thematically, includes a series of activities - tasks - to complete, yet the book does not presuppose previous knowledge of legal English or of the common law: full answer keys and reflective commentary on both legal and linguistic aspects are given and sections marked 'Advanced' offer especially challenging materials. Consolidation sections are designed to test students' global comprehension of the legal texts analysed, including precise usage of legal vocabulary in context, with solutions. Common Law Legal English and Grammar is addressed to the non-native speaker of English, and in particular, intermediate to advanced students who are studying law, or academics with a professional interest in Anglo-American law. Practising lawyers will also find that the book offers valuable analysis of the language of legal documents. Please note, this book is not available for purchase in Italy.

The New Law of Torts Value Pack


Author: Danuta Mendelson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195525083
Category: Law
Page: 8448
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This value pack contains The New Law of Torts 3rd edition and The New Law of Torts Case Book 3rd edition.In its third edition, The New Law of Torts continues to question whether foundational principles and policies of torts law, reflect the social and moral values of modern Australian society. Living up to its name, this book has been up-dated with the latest legislative and judicial development as well as the recent major cases, reflecting the changing nature of tort law.This is an essential and accessible text as it provides a clear and succinct discussion of the interface between the statutory regime in each jurisdiction and the common law. It comprehensively covers the law as it is applicable to the whole of Australia. The book has clearly delineated parts, sections and topics for each genus of torts (trespass, action on the case, statutory wrongs, etc), and each species (battery, assault, negligence, nuisance). Headings and sub-headings provide useful breaks in the text, and selected cases are used not only as authorities, but also as illustrations of principle and judicial reasoning.The New Law of Torts Case Book is a collection of edited cases, designed as a companion to The New Law of Torts textbook. It provides students with access to a carefully selected range of case extracts of seminal judgements that have created and shaped the modern law of torts, provides examples of judicial reasoning and illustrates approaches to doctrines that govern the interpretation and construction of statutes. Cases extracted in this volume allow the readers to form their own opinions and perspectives on themes and issues presented in the textbook.For more information on each of these titles, including the table of contents please see their individual pages:The New Law of Torts 3rd editionThe New Law of Torts Case Book 3rd edition

Complete Tort Law

Text, Cases, & Materials
Author: S.I. Strong,Liz Williams
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019957362X
Category: Law
Page: 513
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Complete Tort Law: Text, Cases, & Materials combines extracts from a wide range of recent cases with clear explanatory text to create a complete resource for students. A wealth of features provide a high level of support, making this an ideal introduction to tort law.

Koffman & Macdonald's Law of Contract


Author: Elizabeth Macdonald,Ruth Atkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199644837
Category: Law
Page: 592
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If you are new to the study of law then Koffman and Macdonald's The Law of Contract will provide you with a clear, non-technical account of contract law that will take you through your first year module. The authors' case summaries, extracts and analyses will show you how the law works in practice, give you a good knowledge of the key cases in the area, and help you to refine your own case-reading skills. Coverage has been carefully reviewed to match undergraduate contract law courses across the country.

Tort


Author: Paula Giliker
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780414060685
Category: Torts
Page: 654
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Sweet & Maxwell's Tort Law textbook presents an accessible and current picture of the law of torts and is ideal for those approaching the subject for the first time. The text succinctly covers all the major concepts of the law of torts and clearly illustrates how they work in practice, while the layout helps to highlight key cases and materials to make study easier

Cases and Materials on EU Law


Author: Stephen Weatherill
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198748809
Category: Law
Page: 720
View: 2357

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Cases and Materials on EU Law is a highly respected EU law text and the only cases and materials book in the field. With his clear, engaging writing style, Stephen Weatherill presents the main constitutional and substantive areas of EU law alongside the themes and principles that have shaped the development of the EU and its policies. The 12th edition provides a wealth of carefully selected case law alongside engaging extracts and materials to help explain the complexities of EU law in a contextualized and thought-provoking manner. Insightful author notes and questions accompany each extract, providing valuable additional detail to challenge understanding and encourage students to engage critically with the material. This title is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, providing students with extra learning materials including: - an interactive map of Europe - a timeline of the EU - video footage - a guide to further web resources - a table of equivalences - legal updates - guidance for lecturers on using the book when teaching.

Women, Judging and the Judiciary

From Difference to Diversity
Author: Erika Rackley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415548616
Category: Law
Page: 226
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Awarded the 2013 Birks Book Prize by the Society of Legal Scholars, Women, Judging and the Judiciary expertly examines debates about gender representation in the judiciary and the importance of judicial diversity. It offers a fresh look at the role of the (woman) judge and the process of judging and provides a new analysis of the assumptions which underpin and constrain debates about why we might want a more diverse judiciary, and how we might get one. Through a theoretical engagement with the concepts of diversity and difference in adjudication, Women, Judging and the Judiciary contends that prevailing images of the judge are enmeshed in notions of sameness and uniformity: images which are so familiar that their grip on our understandings of the judicial role are routinely overlooked. Failing to confront these instinctive images of the judge and of judging, however, comes at a price. They exclude those who do not fit this mould, setting them up as challengers to the judicial norm. Such has been the fate of the woman judge. But while this goes some way to explaining why, despite repeated efforts, our attempts to secure greater diversity in our judiciary have fallen short, it also points a way forward. For, by getting a clearer sense of what our judges really do and how they do it, we can see that women judges and judicial diversity more broadly do not threaten but rather enrich the judiciary and judicial decision-making. As such, the standard opponent to measures to increase judicial diversity – the necessity of appointment on merit – is in fact its greatest ally: a judiciary is stronger and the justice it dispenses better the greater the diversity of its members, so if we want the best judiciary we can get, we should want one which is fully diverse. Women, Judging and the Judiciary will be of interest to legal academics, lawyers and policy makers working in the fields of judicial diversity, gender and adjudication and, more broadly, to anyone interested in who our judges are and what they do.

Human fertilisation and embryology

reproducing regulation
Author: Kirsty Horsey,Hazel Biggs
Publisher: Routledge Cavendish
ISBN: 9781844720903
Category: Law
Page: 258
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Relevant to students, academics and practitioners across the globe, this original volume highlights contemporary issues associated with assisted reproduction and embryology and critically analyzes the law surrounding human reproduction in the light of case law and technological developments since the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act (HFE Act) Act was passed in 1990. Tackling issues from an interdisciplinary perspective, the authors identify and evaluate areas that have provoked intense public and academic debate as well as those where further or renewed regulation is needed. Focusing primarily on the legal and ethical issues involved in regulating this area in the UK, which is at the forefront of developing legislation in this area, this book has international relevance as many countries have used the UK as a model for their own legislation. This text is suitable for a broad range of readers, including legal academics, law students and practitioners interested in the areas of medical/healthcare law and ethics, bioethics and moral philosophy, family law, sociology and reproductive medicine and genetics.

Reasonable Care

Legal Perspectives on the Doctor-patient Relationship
Author: Harvey Teff
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 270
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Though more and more medical disputes are reaching the courts, English law still essentially allows doctors to set their own standards. Criticism of this stance, as of medical paternalism itself, centres on the denials of patients' rights. But the interest that patients have in theirwell-being should not be expressed exclusively through the assertion of rights. Unqualified self-determination and the moves towards contractualism in the restructured NHS may be detrimental to patient welfare. A collaborative apprach to medical care can offer distinctive therapeutic advantages aswell as due respect for patient autonomy. Increasingly, patients wish to be involved in decisions about their treatment. In the key legal area of liability for negligence it would be consistent with legal principle, and with developments in other jurisdictions, to accord less weight to customarypractice and more to patients' reasonable expectations.This book offers a sustained treatment of these issues, primarily as they arise in the hospital setting, but looking too at a range of therapies in different contexts. As such it provides a unique analysis of the central areas of medical law written in a fashion that will be appealing to anyone withan interest in medicine, health care and the law.

Textbook on Torts


Author: Michael A. Jones
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199255337
Category: Law
Page: 727
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This is the new edition of the well-established and widely recommended textbook on the law of torts by Professor Michael Jones. The eighth edition offers concise, yet comprehensive and accurate coverage and provides detailed analysis that encourages an in-depth understanding of this core area of law. Jones' accessible writing style is further developed within a revised page layout that enhances the clear and easy-to-use nature of this popular text. The content of the work has been revisedand updated, mapping well on to current tort courses with particular emphasis on the tort of negligence and related areas. New to this edition is comprehensive coverage of decisions of the House of Lords, such as Phelps vs. Hillingdon London Borough Council (2000), Lister vs. Hesley Hall Ltd. (2001), and Delaware Mansions Ltd. vs. Westminster City Council (2001); as well as Decisions of the Court of Appeal, such as Kane vs. New Forest DC (2001), Fairchild vs. Glenhaven Funeral Services (2001), and Allen vs. British Rail Engineering (2001). Written specifically with undergraduates in mind, this is an essential textbook for students of all abilities following degree and CPE courses in tort law.