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Principles of Tort Law,1997 by Harpwood

The sixth edition of this well liked textbook provides a comprehensi
ve update and a clear analysis of all aspects of the law of tort. Substan
tially revised since the last edition, this new edition maintains the popular
 student friendly style that seeks to explain the principles of tort law in an
 interesting and thought-provoking manner. Students are encouraged to understand
 and apply the principles effectively throughout. Particular attention is paid to
 areas of law that students find difficult, and to the context within which the law
 is evolving, making these topics accessible and enjoyable. Harpwood's concise legal
 analysis covers many hundreds of cases, and offers insights into developing areas of
 negligence, employers' liability, occupiers' liability, and defamation among others.
 Key features of this edition include: Clear, in-depth analysis of legal principles
 Detailed coverage and comment on cases Extensive discussion of recent House of Lords
 decisions including Gregg v Scott (2005), Chester v Afshar (2004), Cambell v MGN (2004),
 Wainwright v Home Office (2003), Transco v Stockport MBC (2003) and Rees v Darlington
 Memorial NHS Trust (2003) Comprehensive analysis of new trends and developments in this
 fast-moving area of law Discussion of policy issues Consideration of Human Rights
 issues in tort A contextual approach covering practical and institutional issues
 such as the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 Concise summaries at the end of each topic An invaluable
textbook for those studying this core subject, Modern Tort Law is a succinct and
 relevant text suitable for all undergraduate modular courses.

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