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Tort Law: Text, Cases and Materials 5th ed


Author: Jenny Steele
ISBN: 9780198853916
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Date Published: October 2022
Format: Paperback

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Tort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials combines incisive author commentary with carefully selected extracts from primary and secondary materials.

The author introduces the fundamental principles of the subject before moving on to discuss more challenging issues, thereby ensuring a full understanding of the subject and encouraging an appreciation of the more complex debates surrounding the law of tort.

The book is designed to be a stand-alone text, providing students with a comprehensive source of relevant materials in one easy-to-use volume.

Online resources

This text is accompanied by online resources, including:

  • Bi-annual updates, keeping students up to date on the latest key developments in tort law
  • Self-test questions on key topics, with feedback, giving you the opportunity to test your learning
  • Web links to reliable and accurate resources, providing a starting point for further study


I. Introductory

1: The shape of tort law today

II. International Interferences

2: Torts of intention

III. The Tort of Negligence

3: Establishing negligence: standard of care

4: Duty of care: Introduction

5: Duty of care: Applications

6: Causation and remoteness

7: DefencesIV. General Matters

8: Limitation and contribution

9: Damages, compensation, and responsibility

10: Vicarious liability and non-delegable dutiesV. Nuisance and Duties Relating to Land

11: Nuisance

12: Rylands v Fletcher and strict liability

13: Liability for dangerous premises

VI. Defamation and Privacy

14: Defamation

15: Privacy

VII. Stricter Liabilities

16: Product liability

17: Breach of statutory duty

18: Trespass to land and goods, and conversion