Questions and Answers: Torts, 3rd edition

A take-home resource for students to perfect their skills in answering exam-type questions for difficult legal subjects taught at New Zealand law schools.


Format: Paperback

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ISBN/ISSN: 9781927149744

Product description

An easy-to-read guide that helps law students consolidate their understanding of torts and prepare for exams and assignments.

Q&A Torts provides a brief introduction to core areas of tort law and then poses a series of questions and answers to provide opportunities for students to practice answering questions. The work also outlines key issues, makes suggestions for further reading and provides examples of common pitfalls that students of tort law may encounter.

Since 2001 Q&A Torts has been helping students use legal material to answer tutorial, exam and practical questions with clarity and brevity. Q&A Torts is an invaluable aid for the efficient and successful study of law.



  • Provides a concise overview of core material covered in the torts law courses at NZ University
  • Provides questions, identifies key issues that students need to cover in solutions and ‘model’ solutions
  • Focus on key relevant cases
  • Summary of Key issues
  • Further reading suggestions
  • Common pitfalls identified

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    Table of contents

    Chapter 1 – Introduction to Torts

    Chapter 2 – Advice on Exams

    Chapter 3 – Accident Compensation

    Chapter 4 – Trespass to persons – assault, battery and false imprisonment

    Chapter 5 – Land-based torts

    Chapter 6 – Negligence

    Chapter 7 – Advanced negligence – nervous shock, negligent misstatement and government liability

    Chapter 8 – Defamation

    Chapter 9 – Privacy and Intentional infliction of emotional harm