Street on Torts

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Oxford University Press, 2018 - Torts - 752 pages
Street on Torts provides an insightful and thorough treatment of tort law with a focus on key concepts and clear explanations. This book builds upon the excellent legacy of its previous, celebrated authors with a renewed focus on the needs of today's students.

Alongside perceptive coverage of the key principles of tort law, succinct case extracts and accompanying analyses allow students to consider the law in context and understand how it is applied in practice. Key Issues boxes help to guide students through each chapter, whilst clear conclusions offer
the opportunity for consolidation.

The 15th edition of the book also sees the introduction of problem questions at the end of each chapter, which allow students to actively apply their knowledge of the law whilst practising essential analytical and essay writing skills.

Online Resources

This book is accompanied by online resources, including answer guidance for each of the problem questions in the book, an additional chapter on animal torts and updates with details of key developments in the law since publication.

 

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Contents

TABLE OF CASES
xiii
TABLE OF LEGISLATION
lvi
Part I Introduction
1
Part II Negligent invasions of personal property and financial interests
23
Part III Intentional invasions of interests in the person and property
243
PART VII Privacy
557
Appendix 1 Additional Chapter
669
Index
671
Copyright

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About the author (2018)


Christian Witting, Professor of Private Law, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)

Christian Witting is Professor of Private Law at Queen Mary University of London and is a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of Australia. He is also co-chair of the University of London LLM Exam Board and previously held chairs in law at Durham and Exeter.

Professor Witting's books and papers have been cited in the United Kingdom Supreme Court/House of Lords, Supreme Court of Canada, Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa, High Court of Australia, Federal Court of Australia, Singapore Court of Appeal, New Zealand High Court, and other appellate
courts.

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