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Torts in a nutshell

Author: Edward J Kionka
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : West/Thomson, ©2010.
Series: Nutshell series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: This book is intended for anyone seeking a concise exposition or review of the basic principles of tort law. Its principal audience is the first year law student struggling to get a glimpse of the elusive "big picture."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Kionka
ISBN: 9780314195005 0314195009
OCLC Number: 649517110
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 563 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Prologue : origins, objectives, and overviews of tort liability --
Cause in fact --
Strict liability --
Liability for negligent conduct --
Defenses to negligence liability --
Liabillity for international misconduct --
Defenses to liability for intentional misconduct --
Special liability rules for particular activities and parties --
Damages for physical harm --
Tort and contract --
Immunities --
Survival and wrongful death --
Defamation --
Privacy --
Misrepresentation and non-disclosure.
Series Title: Nutshell series.
Other Titles: Torts
Responsibility: by Edward J. Kionka.

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A clear, concise, current, and authoritative explanation of all of the most important US tort law doctrines, including those covered in first-year torts courses in law schools.  Read more...

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