Torts Cases and Commentary Supplement: Defamation and Wrongful Interference with Goods
This new Supplement covers defamation and intentional torts against goods. Highly-accessible commentary is supported by key case extracts and relevant materials to provide an in-depth understanding of the relevant principles. All the familiar features of the principal text are included.
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Published to supplement Luntz, Hambly, Burns, Dietrich and Foster, Torts: Cases and Commentary, it covers the additional torts of defamation, conversion, detinue and trespass to goods. Each chapter follows the style of the principal text to deliver a critical and analytical approach to the law relating to these torts, presented through extensive commentary and selected materials from case decisions, legislation and academic writings. Detailed notes assist students and practitioners to understand the significance of the key cases while questions stimulate critical thinking and learning.
Discussion of and excerpts from important cases and statutes are provided, while current and emerging issues in tort law reform are discussed. Many additional references to the academic literature are also supplied.
The work can be used in combination with the principal text or as a standalone resource. The supplement will be essential reading for students in both core and advanced Torts units, while practitioners will find it an authoritative resource.
- Complements Torts: Cases & Commentary to provide full coverage of topics in Torts course work
- Combination of primary materials and comprehensive analysis enables in-depth understanding of the subject area
- Authoritative authorship provides a critical and analytical approach to these topics
Table of contents
1 Defamation — Elements
2 Defamation — Defences and other Issues
3 Wrongful Interference with Goods