Cases and Materials on the Law of Torts, 5th (American Casebook Series)

ISBN-13: 9780314266941

ISBN-10: 0314266941

Author: W. Cardi, George Christie, Joseph Sanders

Edition: 5

Publication date:
2012
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Format:
Hardcover 1766 pages
Category:
Law, Writing
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This fifth edition, continuing the use of minimally edited cases, serves as a vehicle for teaching first-year students the essential techniques of case analysis and legal method. The book is modified to include developments in tort law since the fourth edition was published in 2004. For example, the chapters on negligence and causation recognize and discuss the Restatement (Third) of Torts: Liability for Physical & Emotional Harm and the recent caselaw expanding liability for “loss of a chance.” A major overhaul to the duty section reflects the framework by which courts think about duty and elucidates the pervasive role of foreseeability in courts' duty decisions. The materials on product liability capture recent developments in that area; and the materials on dignitary harms reflect the increasing interaction between tort law and constitutional law, as well as the expanding potential reach of international human rights conventions. In its comprehensive coverage, this text gives i