Torts: Principles, Skills & Application
Torts: Principles, Skills & Application is a practical introduction to tort law principles and practice
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Torts: Principles, Skills & Application introduces students to the legal concepts, key cases and contemporary issues surrounding the law of intentional and negligent torts and offers a practical guide to how tort principles are applied in legal practice. Discussion includes coverage of the statutory framework of the civil liability Acts and other relevant legislation in each Australian jurisdiction, reflecting the growing centrality of statute, and statutory interpretation, in the suite of legal skills relevant to law studies and legal practice.
Student-friendly features such as accessibly-written explanations, clear learning objectives, the inclusion of tables and diagrams scaffolding information, case summaries, and example answers to legal problems support effective learning. Chapters on tort law in practice and class actions provide context to the understanding of tort law principles. A specific and focused chapter on torts research assists in the development of foundational skills.
- Real world, student-friendly discussion provides context for the study of tort law
- Relevant and current content aligns with current teaching in tort law
- Strong pedagogic structure supports learning
- Hands-on, practical approach underpins development of essential legal skills
Howe, Walsh and Rooney, LexisNexis Study Guide Torts, 3rd ed, 2015
Luntz, Torts: Cases and Commentary, 8th ed, 2017
Paine, LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Torts, 4th ed, 2015
Vines, Quick Reference Card: Torts, 3rd ed, 2017
Table of contents
- Tort Law in Australia: An Overview
- The Statutory Framework of Tort Law
- Duty of Care
- Breach of the Duty of Care
- Vicarious Liability & Non-Delegable Duties
- Defences to Negligence Claims
- Medical negligence
- Pure Economic Loss
- Legal Professional Negligence
- Trespass to Land
- Trespass to the Person
- Breach of statutory duty
- Intentional Torts Relating to Goods
- Occupier’s Liability
- Class Actions
- Tort Law in Practice
- Research in Torts