Selected essays on torts /

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Author / Creator:Miller, Vernon X., author.
Imprint:Buffalo, N.Y. : Dennis & Co., Inc., [1960]
©1960
Description:1 online resource (ix, 236 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Torts -- United States.
Torts.
United States.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11028050
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Varying Form of Title:Essays on torts
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Print version record; online resource viewed April 17, 2017.
Summary:Essays originally published in law reviews. "The Louisiana flavor in these essays is strong, because I served my longest term of teaching at Loyola University in New Orleans. Although Louisiana is historically a civil law state, doctrinal developments in torts and caselaw trends have been controlled by Anglo-American traditions"--An introduction, page v.
Other form:Print version: Miller, Vernon X. Selected essays on torts. Buffalo, Dennis [©1960]
Table of Contents:
  • General aspects of tort liability in school cases
  • Administration in legal cause
  • Car-sharing plans and the joint enterprise doctrine
  • Community function and automobile owners' responsibilities
  • An interpretation of the Act of 1939 (FELA [Federal Employees Liability Act]) to save some remedies for compensation claimants
  • FELA revisited
  • Assessment of damages in personal injury actions
  • Defamation in newspaper cases
  • Book reviews: Morris on torts; Traffic victims : tort law and insurance.