Kidner's Casebook on Torts

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Oxford University Press, Aug 6, 2015 - Torts - 552 pages
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Kidner's Casebook on Torts is the essential companion for undergraduate tort law students, providing a comprehensive portable library of leading cases in the field. Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley, authors of the best-selling tort law textbook, combine their talents again to update Kidner's popular casebook; bringing together an impressive range of carefully edited extracts and combining insightful commentary with questions and further reading suggestions to help you analyse the key elements of each case and take your research further. The text is supported by an Online Resource Centre which provides a comprehensive suite of resources, including downloadable annotated cases and judgments, flashcard glossary, web links and video clips of current items.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
PART I The tort of negligence
9
PART II Special liability regimes
233
PART III The personal torts
289
PART IV The land torts
407
PART V Liability damages and limitations
459
Index
503
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Kirsty Horsey, Senior Lecturer in Law, Kent Law School, Erika Rackley, Professor of Law, Birmingham University

Kirsty Horsey is Senior Lecturer in Law at Kent Law School, teaching contract and tort law to undergraduate students across all years. Her research interests lie in the overlap of medical and family law, particularly in the area of assisted reproduction, and in public bodies' liability for negligence. In 2007, Kirsty was the joint recipient of the Barbara Morris Learning Support Prize, awarded by the University of Kent for teaching excellence.

Erika Rackley is a Professor of Law at Birmingham University. Her research interests are broadly in the field of feminism, gender and law, particularly in relation to judicial diversity. Her research has shaped and informed policy and public debate and has been discussed by the UK and Scottish governments, in The Guardian, and on BBC Radio 4's Women's Hour and Law in Action. Her book, Women, Judging and the Judiciary: From Difference to Diversity, won the Society of Legal Scholars Birks Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship in 2013. In 2015, she was appointed as a British Academy Mid-Career Fellow.

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