Blueprints: Tort Law

Series
Longman
Author
Mariette Jones  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
304
Pub.-date
April 2014
ISBN13
9781447920021
ISBN
1447920023
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Description

Blueprints provide a unique plan for studying the law, giving a visual overview of the vital building blocks of each topic and the various outside influences that come together in the study of law. This series enables the reader to place everything within memorable context and is useful in providing an overview of the law.

 

Each text offers a clear understanding of legal study and an engaging introduction to each subject; presenting the study of law as both an academic subject and a force in society. The texts map to undergraduate law degree programmes and are tailored for use harmoniously alongside core law material.

Table of Contents

·    Table of cases

·    Table of statutes

·    Acknowledgements

·    How to use this guide

·    What is a Blueprint?

·    Introduction

·    Study skills - studying tort

 

Part 1: Negligence

·    Chapter 1:   Tort - overview

·    Chapter 2:   Negligence: introduction - duty of care

·    Chapter 3:   Negligence: breach of duty

·    Chapter 4:   Negligence: causation

·    Chapter 5:   Negligence: defences  

 

Part 2: Trespass

·    Chapter 6:   Trespass to land and goods

·    Chapter 7:   Trespass to the person

 

Part 3: Statutory regimes

·    Chapter 8:   Occupiers’ liability

·    Chapter 9:   Product liability

·    Chapter 10: Defamation

 

Part 4: Miscellaneous torts

·    Chapter 11: Nuisance and the tort in Rylands v. Fletcher

·    Chapter 12: Vicarious liability

·    Chapter 13: Other torts

 

·    Glossary

·    Index

Back Cover

Blueprints

Your plan for learning

 

Tort Law

 

(blōō’print’) n a plan for achieving something: [+for] a blueprint for success in your studies.

From the people who brought you Law Express, Blueprints offer you a fresh introduction to the law, bringing the complexity of legal learning into line with the needs of the aspiring student. Blueprints will help you get to grips with the indispensable building blocks that make up each area of the law and show you how they fit together in the big picture.

 

Each Blueprints guide is visually designed to help you process information and find answers to your most-asked questions:

§    What is the law and how does it apply?

§    What problems does the law attempt to solve?

§    What do I and others think about the law?

§    How has the law become this way?

§    What factors are shaping the law today?

§    What do I really need to know if I want to understand this subject?

§    Where do different points of the law overlap?

  • Where can I find further information about a topic?

Don’t wait until revision time – build a solid understanding from the ground up with Blueprints.

 

Mariette Jones is Senior Lecturer In Law at Middlesex University where she is the module leader for Tort Law on the LLB programme. She also researches in the area of tort law, along with corporate law and comparative law.