Journals Higher Education



05 July 2012

768 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199554447

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Street on Torts

Thirteenth Edition

John Murphy and Christian Witting

  • Tried and tested by generations of students, Street on Torts can be trusted to provide a clear and accurate explanation of tort law
  • Gives particular weight to topics most frequently taught on undergraduate law courses, giving students all the essential material in one volume
  • Structure maps onto typical undergraduate courses, allowing students to read the book chapter by chapter as they work through their course and consolidate their learning from lectures
  • Fully updated to take into account all recent developments in the law and academic literature
  • Includes coverage of the following key recent cases: R v Rimmington and R v Goldstein (on public nuisance); OBG v Allan and Total Network v Customs and Excise Commissioners (on the economic torts); Smith v Chief Constable of Sussex and Trent Strategic HA v Jain Police (on public authority negligence liability); Ashley v Chief Constable of Sussex Police (on self defence); Douglas v Hello! (on privacy); Austin v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (on the inter-relation between the tort of false imprisonment and Article 5 of the ECHR); Corr v IBC Vehicles Ltd (on causation and on contributory negligence); and Gray v Thames Trains Ltd (on the defence of illegality)
  • The chapters on negligence have been re-written from a more conceptual standpoint, in order to assist students in their understanding of case law
  • A new 'Key Issues' feature has been incorporated into the beginning of each chapter, drawing out the significant details within each topic
  • References to a wide range of authoritative texts at the end of each chapter have been carefully updated to ensure further reading is well directed
  • The Online Resource Centre that accompanies the book has been revamped to provide updates on recent cases, self-test multiple choice questions, useful further reading, and useful web links

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