Journals Higher Education



07 September 2012

480 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199644810

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Casebook on Torts

Twelfth Edition

Richard Kidner

  • An introductory casebook offering a selection of concise extracts from leading cases, enabling students to understand how judicial decisions are made
  • Each chapter contains self-test questions to encourage students to reflect upon the key elements of each case
  • Key tort law texts have been identified by the author as recommended reading for students who wish to develop a broader knowledge of the subject
  • An accompanying Online Resource Centre provides regular updates and web links, ensuring students are kept abreast of new developments
  • The twelfth edition has been fully updated to include the following new case extracts: on liability of public bodies: Desmond v The Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire; on economic loss: Conarken v Network Rail Infrastructure; on defamation: Spiller v Joseph (a Supreme Court case on fair comment), and Metropolitan International Schools v Designtechnica Corporation (on internet libel)
  • Following significant and controversial developments in the area of privacy, greater attention is paid to this increasingly important topic, including incorporation of the following key case extracts: on privacy: Mosley v News Group Newspapers, and the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in Mosley v UK and also JIH v News Group Newspapers (on the issue of injunctions in privacy cases)

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