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Vol 24 No 9 Sept/Oct 2019

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Cases and Materials on the Law of Torts 10th ed


ISBN13: 9780779891375
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780779866700
Published: October 2019
Publisher: The Carswell Company Ltd.
Country of Publication: Canada
Format: Paperback
Price: Price on Application



This highly regarded casebook provides a detailed examination of every major area of Canadian tort law. For each topic there are clear explanatory introductions, concise extracts of key judicial decisions and statutes, editorial discussions, detailed notes, questions and references to the literature, and review problems.

New in this edition:-

  • The tenth edition of Cases and Materials on the Law of Torts retains the qualities and features of the previous edition and has added:
  • Recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions on negligent misrepresentation, reasonable foreseeability, and recovery for psychiatric harm.
  • New sections on the nature of damage in negligence, remoteness and losses beyond the scope of the risk. Updated analysis of waivers and exclusion clauses, defamation cases decided pursuant to anti-SLAPP legislation, the conversion of cheques, cyber-bullying and the non-consensual recording and/or distribution of intimate images.
  • Updated discussion of the use of deadly force in defence of property, the use of drones in the context of privacy and trespass to airspace, the illegality defence, nuisance, conspiracy, the unlawful means tort, and Charter damages.
  • New review problems and updates notes that include many recent cases and articles.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Canada
Contents:
CHAPTER 1. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LAW OF TORTS
CHAPTER 2. THE BASIC CONCEPTS OF REMEDIES IN INTENTIONAL TORTS
CHAPTER 3. INTENTIONAL INTERFERENCE WITH THE PERSON
CHAPTER 4. INTENTIONAL INTERFERENCE WITH CHATTELS
CHAPTER 5. INTENTIONAL INTERFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY
CHAPTER 6. THE DEFENCE OF CONSENT
CHAPTER 7. DEFENCES RELATED TO THE PROTECTION OF PERSON AND PROPERTY
CHAPTER 8. THE DEFENCE OF LEGAL AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 9. INTRODUCTION TO THE LAW OF NEGLIGENCE
CHAPTER 10. THE DUTY OF CARE
CHAPTER 11. SPECIAL DUTIES OF CARE: AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
CHAPTER 12. SPECIAL DUTIES OF CARE: MISCELLANEOUS CATEGORIES
CHAPTER 13. SPECIAL DUTIES OF CARE: NEGLIGENT MISREPRESENTATION
CHAPTER 14. SPECIAL DUTIES OF CARE: RECOVERY OF PURE ECONOMIC LOSS IN NEGLIGENCE
CHAPTER 15. THE STANDARD OF CARE
CHAPTER 16. CAUSATION
CHAPTER 17. REMOTENESS
CHAPTER 18. THE ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGES
CHAPTER 19. DEFENCES IN NEGLIGENCE
CHAPTER 20. PROOF OF NEGLIGENCE
CHAPTER 21. THE TORT LIABILITY OF PUBLIC AUTHORITIES
CHAPTER 22. STATUTORY PROVISIONS AND TORT LIABILITY
CHAPTER 23. OCCUPIERS’ LIABILITY
CHAPTER 24. NUISANCE
CHAPTER 25. STRICT AND VICARIOUS LIABILITY
CHAPTER 26. BUSINESS TORTS
CHAPTER 27. DEFAMATION
CHAPTER 28. TORT LAW: THEORIES, CRITICISMS AND ALTERNATIVES