Tort Law: A Modern Perspective

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Tort Law: A Modern Perspective

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Tort Law: A Modern Perspective is an advanced yet accessible introduction to tort law for lawyers, law students, and others. Reflecting the way tort law is taught today, it explains the cases and legal doctrines commonly found in casebooks using modern ideas about public policy, economics, and philosophy. With an emphasis on policy rationales, Tort Law encourages readers to think critically about the justifications for legal doctrines. Although the topic of torts is specific, the conceptual approach should pay dividends to those who are interested broadly in regulatory policy and the role of law. Incorporating three decades of advancements in tort scholarship, Tort Law is the textbook for modern torts classrooms.

  • Completely up to date with developments in modern tort law
  • Introduces students to analytical tools such as cost-benefit analysis, basic game theory, and present value calculations
  • Develops critical thinking skills through nuanced discussion of policy rationales

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9781107563421

Publication Date

6-2016

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

City

New York

Disciplines

Law

Tort Law: A Modern Perspective

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