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Canadian Tort Law - Cases, Notes & Materials, 14th Edition

Designed as an introduction for tort law students, this book offers a probing analysis of basic concepts and an examination of the everyday human problems that this area of law addresses. The authors guide students through this vital aspect of the Canadian judicial tradition.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433473930

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Designed as an introduction for tort law students, this book offers a probing analysis of basic concepts and an examination of the everyday human problems that this area of law addresses. The Honourable Allen M. Linden and Professors Lewis N. Klar and Bruce Feldthusen bring to bear a wealth of experience in the classroom and from the bench to guide students through this fundamental aspect of the Canadian judicial tradition.

Features
  • Select extracts of caselaw and articles - present leading examples of judicial opinion, academic thought and competing theories about the value and impact of the law of torts
  • Open-ended review questions - provide students with the opportunity to explore and discuss remedies provided to injured parties
  • Up-to-date jurisprudence - ensures that students are exposed to the latest trends
Highlights of This Edition
  • New cases developing the Anns/Cooper approach to duty in negligence law
  • A new chapter offering greater insight into the causation area
  • New material about defences to defamation
  • New thinking about nuisance

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction: The Nature and Functions of Tort Law
Chapter 2: Trespass and Intentional Interferences with Persons, Property, and Chattels
Chapter 3: Defences to Trespass and Intentional Interferences
Chapter 4: Negligence: Introduction and Standard of Care
Chapter 5: Proof of Causation
Chapter 6: Duty
Chapter 7: Remoteness: The Scope of Liability
Chapter 8: Defences to the Negligence Action
Chapter 9: Economic Loss
Chapter 10: Tort Liability of Public Authorities
Chapter 11: Strict Liability
Chapter 12: Nuisance
Chapter 13: Occupiers' Liability
Chapter 14: Business Torts
Chapter 15: Defamation
Chapter 16: Damages
Chapter 17: Future Challenges for Tort Law