Law Briefs: torts

Shircore, Mandy (2015) Law Briefs: torts. Thomson Reuters Law Briefs . Thomson Reuters, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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This text provides an overview of the most significant torts. after an introductory chapter, which defines trots and traces their historical development, the book is divided into three main parts. The first section covers intentional torts, trespass to the person, goods and land and considers how torts may provide protection from an invasion of privacy. The second and largest part of the book deals with the tort of negligence including duty of care, breach of duty, causation, defences to negligence and damages. In the final section a number of miscellaneous torts are dealt with including nuisance, breach of statutory duty and defamation. Mind maps are provided at the end of each chapter to provide a visual explanation of the topics discussed.

Item ID: 43002
Item Type: Book (Teaching Material)
ISBN: 978-0-455-23426-7
Keywords: law; torts brief text
Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 01:16
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