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The law of obligations : essays in celebration of John Fleming

Author: John G Fleming; Peter Cane; Jane Stapleton
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of essays, which range widely over tort law, legal theory and legal history, distinguished academics and members of the judiciary pay tribute to the late John Fleming, one of the most important and influential writers on the law.
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Genre/Form: Festschriften
Named Person: John G Fleming; John G Fleming
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John G Fleming; Peter Cane; Jane Stapleton
ISBN: 0198264844 9780198264842
OCLC Number: 39384927
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxv, 430 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Notes on Contributors --
Table of Cases --
Table of Statutes --
An Appreciation of John Fleming --
Human Rights --
1. Tort and Human Rights --
2. Human Rights and the Law of Torts --
Aspects of Negligence --
3. The Right of Spring --
4. Duty of Care Factors: a Selection from the Judicial Menus --
5. The Staggering March of Negligence --
Theoretical Perspectives --
6. Retribution, Proportionality, and Moral Luck in Tort Law --
7. Responsibility in Crime, Tort, and Contract for the Unforeseeable Consequences of an Intentional Wrong: a Once and Future Rule? --
8. Rylands v Fletcher, Negligence, and Strict Liability --
A European Perspective --
9. Towards a European Civil Code: The Duty of Good Faith --
10. Reading Through a Foreign Judgment --
11. Quieta Movere: Interpretative Change in a Codified System --
Product Liability --
12. Some Thoughts about International Product Liability --
13. The Smoking War and the Role of Tort Law --
Delivering Compensation --
14. Traffic Accidents Compensation under Tort Law and Under a Specific Law: the French experience --
15. The Collateral Source Rule Thirty Years On --
A Bibliography of the Publications of John Gunther Fleming --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Cane and Jane Stapleton.
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