Butterworths Student Companion: Torts, 7th edition

Butterworths Student Companion, Torts contains concise and witty summaries of the leading New Zealand and international decisions which have shaped the law of torts.

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Release Date: March 01, 2015
ISBN/ISSN: 9781927248119

Product description

Student Companion: Torts, seventh edition, is an easy-to-read study guide designed to help students consolidate their understanding of tort law. It contains concise and lively summaries of leading New Zealand and international decisions which have shaped the law of torts.

Written by Geoff McLay, this book can be used by students in conjunction with lecture notes and text materials as an aid to understanding and remembering important cases.

Other titles in the Student Companion series include:

Company Law Cartwright & Harrison

Contract Law (5th edition) Walker

Criminal Law (5th edition) Stephens

Employment Law (2nd edition) Russell & Heenan

Equity (4th edition) Gibbons and Gibson

Evidence (2nd edition) Midson

Family Law (2nd edition) Ballanytyne

Intellectual Property (2nd edition) Kingsbury

Land Law (5th edition) Wass

Public Law (7th edition) Dorset

Resource Management Warnock & Suszko

Tax Elliffe & Marr


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Table of contents

• Negligence

   - Duty of Care

   - Causation

   - Breach

   - Tort and Contract

   - Contributory Negligence

   - Limitations

• Defamation

   - Parliamentary Privilege

   - Judicial Proceedings

• Interference with Goods

• Trespass to Person

   - Assault

   - Battery

   - False Imprisonment

• Privacy and Infliction of Emotional Distress

• Land-based Torts

   - Nuisance

   - Trespass

• Rylands v Fletcher

• Public Torts

• Equality and the Common Law

• Accident Compensation

• Exemplary Damages

• Vicarious Liability