Exploring tort law /

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Imprint:New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Description:1 online resource (xii, 492 pages)
Subject:Torts -- United States.
Responsabilité civile -- États-Unis.
Responsabilité civile.
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
United States.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11813241
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Other authors / contributors:Madden, M. Stuart, 1948-
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Print version record.
Summary:This is a collection of new scholarship from the most influential contributors regarding Torts law.
Other form:Print version: Exploring tort law. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005 052185136X 9780521851367
Table of Contents:
  • Tort law through time and culture : themes of economic efficiency / M. Stuart Madden
  • Past as prelude : the legacy of five landmarks of twentieth century injury law for the future of torts / Robert L. Rabin
  • Twenty-first century insurance and loss distribution in tort law / Kenneth S. Abraham
  • Beyond master-servant : a critique of vicarious liability / Jennifer H. Arlen and W. Bentley MacLeod
  • The disintegration of duty / Ernest J. Weinrib
  • Managing the negligence concept : respect for the rule of law / James A. Henderson, Jr.
  • Rebuilding the citadel : privity, causation, and freedom of contract / Richard A. Epstein
  • Controlling the future of the common law by restatement / Jane Stapleton
  • Information shields in tort law / David G. Owen
  • The complexity of torts : the case of punitive damages / Guido Calabresi
  • The future of proportional liability : the lessons of toxic substance causation / Michael D. Green
  • Causation in products liability and exposure to toxic substances : a European view / Federico Stella
  • Collective rights and collective actions : examples of European and Latin American contributions / Juan Carlos Henao.