The Glannon guide to torts : learning torts through multiple-choice questions and analysis /

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Main Author: Hasen, Richard L.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Wolters Kluwer, 2016
Edition:Third edition
Series:Glannon Guides Series
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245 1 4 |a The Glannon guide to torts :  |b learning torts through multiple-choice questions and analysis /  |c Richard l. Hasen, Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science, University of California, Irvine 
246 3 0 |a Guide to torts 
250 |a Third edition 
260 |a New York :  |b Wolters Kluwer,  |c 2016 
300 |a xii, 445 pages ;  |c 26 cm 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-442) and index 
505 0 |a A very short introduction -- Torts basics : the prima facie case and affirmative defenses -- Physical invasions : (Harmful) battery, purposeful infliction of bodily harm, trespass to land, trepass to chattels, and conversion -- Emotional and dignitary torts : assault, offensive battery, and false imprisonment -- Affirmative defenses to intentional torts -- Intentional tort frontiers : intentional infliction of emotional distress -- Introduction to negligence : corrective justice, efficiency, and the choice between strict liability and negligence -- Breach : the reasonalble person standard -- More ways of proving breach : custom, negligence Per Se, and Res Ipsa Louitur -- Affirmative defenses to negligence : contributory negligence, comparative negligence, and assumption of risk -- Basic duty rules : foreseeable plaintiffs, the sports cases, and risk creation -- More duty rules : special relationships, landowners, and negligent infliction of emotional distress -- Actual cause : "But for" causation, its complications, and exceptions -- Proximate cause : policy limitations on the scope of liability -- From traditional strict liability to strict liability for abnormally dangerous activities -- Nuisance -- Vicarious liability -- The prima facie case for products liability torts -- Products liability torts defenses, including preemption -- Compensatory damages -- Mitigation, offsetting benefits, and collateral sources -- Joint and several liability -- Punitive damages and their constitutional limtations -- Closing closers 
650 0 |a Torts  |z United States 
650 0 |a Torts  |z United States  |v Problems, exercises, etc 
830 0 |a Glannon Guides Series 
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