Unlocking Torts (Unlocking the Law)

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Tort law is a core element of every law degree in England and Wales. UNLOCKING TORTS will ensure you grasp the main concepts with ease. This book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms:
  • Negligence and negligence related torts including occupiers' liability and employers' liability
  • Land based torts such as trespass, nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher
  • Liability for animals
  • Torts relating to goods
  • Trespass to the person
  • Defamation and other torts relating to reputation
  • Economic torts, breach of a statutory duty, vicarious liability, defences and remedies
The fourth edition is fully up to date with the major recent cases including major developments in vicarious liability. It also includes changes after the Defamation Act 2013.
The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter opens with a list of aims and objectives, contains activities such as quick quizzes and self-test questions, key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge, and diagrams to aid learning. Cases and judgments are prominently displayed, as are primary source quotations. Summaries help check your understanding of each chapter, there is a glossary of legal terminology. New features include problem questions with guidance on answering, as well as essay questions and answer plans, plus cases and materials exercises. All titles in the series follow the same formula and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another. The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units.

The series website provides free resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers, revision mp3s and cases and materials exercises.

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ISBN-13: 9781444171075
ISBN-10: 1444171070
Pagini: 524
Ilustrații: 20 colour tables
Dimensiuni: 188 x 241 x 28 mm
Greutate: 1.18 kg
Ediția: Revizuită
Editura: Routledge
Seria Unlocking the Law


1. The origins and character of tortious liability  2. Trespass to the person  3. Negligence: duty of care  4. Negligence: breach of duty  5. Negligence: causation  6. Negligence: defences  7. Negligence and novel duty situations  8. Torts concerning land: occupiers' liability and premises  9. Trespass to land  10. Nuisance  11. Strict liability and the land - Rylands v Fletcher  12. Liability for animals  13. Torts relating to goods  14. Defamation  15. The economic torts  16. Breach of a statutory duty  17. Employers' liability  18. Vicarious liability  19. General defences  20. Remedies and limitations


"I am particularly impressed with the writing style.  Unlike so many prose dense works on Tort, this book is written in a clear and direct way that nevertheless does not come across as patronising.."
Mariette Jones, CSET Lecturer in Law, Middlesex University Business School

Notă biografică

Chris Turner, LLM, qualified barrister and Senior Lecturer in Law at Wolverhampton University