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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