Exploring tort law /

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Imprint:New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Description:xii, 492 p. ; 24 cm.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5701826
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Other authors / contributors:Madden, M. Stuart, 1948-
ISBN:052185136X (hardcover)
0521616808 (pbk.)
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Tort Law in the New Millennium: Past as Prologue:
  • 1. Tort Law through time and culture: themes of economic efficiency
  • 2. Past as prelude: the legacy of five landmarks of twentieth-century injury law for the future of Torts
  • Part II. Compensation and Deterrence in the Modern World:
  • 3. Twenty-first century insurance and loss distribution in Tort
  • 4. Beyond master-servant: a critique of vicarious liability
  • Part III. Duty Rules, Courts, and Torts:
  • 5. The disintegration of duty Ernest
  • 6. Managing the negligence concept: respect for the rule of law
  • 7. Rebuilding the citadel: privity, causation, and freedom of contract
  • 8. Controlling the future of the common law by restatement
  • 9. Information shields in Tort Law
  • 10. The complexity of torts: the case of punitive damages
  • 11. The future of proportional liability: the lessons of toxic substance causation
  • Part IV. Torts in a Shrinking World:
  • 12. Causation in products liability and exposure to toxic substances: a European view
  • 13. Collective rights and collective actions: examples of European and Latin American contributions