Patricia sues Daniel in federal district court over money that she says he owes her. She wins her case. Daniel appeals the decision in the federal appellate court, which overturns the lower court's decision on a technical error.
Begin your research on Torts Law with these prominent treatises and study aids. D63 Reading Room Reserves This hornbook replaced Prosser on Torts and its thirty-six chapters cover the full range of tort law issues, from strict liability to wrongful death to defamation.
Numerous subdivisions within the chapters allows readers quick access to pertinent information. Case citations included are more recent than earlier Prosser volumes.
Z9 K45 Reading Room Reserves This concise text covers the basic principles of tort law and includes citations to primary and secondary authority.
The main topics covered include physical harm, tort and contract, immunities, survival and wrongful death ,and injuries to other interests. Topics such as Products Liability and Medical Liability are covered in additional nutshell volumes.
Understanding Torts by John L. Levine, Anita Bernstein Call Number: D5 Reading Room Reserves This book is intended to serve as a study aid for students on the basic principles of tort law. It covers topics such as negligence, misuse of legal processes, invasion of privacy and gender bias.
New editions are published often. S This is a multi-volume treatise on the law of torts whose chapters cover topics such as premises liability, trespass, assault and battery, false imprisonment and slander. Coverage of case law is up-to date, as well as historical.
Updated with pocket parts. H33 This six volume treatise analyzes the significant changes that have evolved in the area of tort law over the past thirty years, covering topics such as liability for prenatal injury, privacy, comparative negligence, malicious prosecution and abuse of process. Supplemented with additional volumes.
Prosser; Page Keeton ed Call Number: P73 This classic hornbook on torts is no longer up-to-date, but still worth mentioning since it's one of the most influential 20th century law school texts.
Dan Dobbs' The Law of Torts has replaced this edition.
A2 T6 With over 20 volumes, this treatise was originally published inbut these volumes are updated annually and a Restatement of the Law Third exists for Apportionment of Liability and Products Liability. The appendices contain Reporter's Notes, citations to court decisions, as well as cross references to key numbers and ALR annotations.
Electronic Resources The Law of Torts by Dan Dobbs This hornbook replaced Prosser on Torts and its thirty-six chapters cover the full range of tort law issues, from strict liability to wrongful death to defamation.The following is a list of study aids the library provides access to on Torts.
The following titles are on reserve at the circulation desk, or located in the Stacks. Civil liability for infliction of harm, including assault, battery, false imprisonment, infliction of mental distress, negligence, and their respective defenses; function of torts process.
Study Aids Subscription, from West Academic Publishing, is an online subscription based service that provides access to hundreds of study aids.
Subscribers can favorite, read, and mark up their study . private wrong or injury against a person or property for which damages may be sought – classified as intentional (deliberate acts regardless of if harm was intended) or negligent torts (unreasonable conduct resulting in injury, malpractice).
The new edition of the number one study aid in Torts gives students even more assistance while continuing to uphold the standard of quality applauded by instructors nationwide. What is Torts Law? "A civil wrong distinguished from the law of contract, the law of restitution, and the criminal law.
A tort is a breach of a duty, potentially owed to the whole world, imposed by law.