The Tenth Edition welcomes new co-author Catherine Sharkey, an expert on punitive damages and federal preemption of state tort law. Hypothetical problems have been added to assist students in their understanding of core issues. New developments, such as privacy and defamation in the Internet Age, and the relevance of race and gender in calculating damages, are given thorough coverage.
- Written by a leading scholar in the field,
- Economics-based point of view makes a good foil for counterpoint and fuels class discussion.
- Traditional approach integrates cases with modern scholarship on moral theory, law and economics, and salient policy questions.
- Begins with Intentional Torts and other physical and mental harms, and progresses logically through to nonphysical interests.
- Thoughtful presentation examines the processes of legal method, legal reasoning, and the impact of legal rules on social institutions.
- Exposes students to different intellectual approaches that have been employed to interpret tort law over the years.
- Historical background provides contextual framework of tort law and its development up to the present.
Thoroughly updated, the revised Tenth Edition includes:
- New co-author, Catherine Sharkey, an expert on punitive damages and federal preemption of state tort law.
- Empirical approach to many issues harmonizes the topics with cutting edge scholarship.
- Hypothetical problems, inspired by the facts of actual cases, to help students develop a deeper understanding of the core issues.
- New issues are explored, such as privacy and defamation in the age of the Internet, and the relevance of race and gender to damages calculations.
Author : Richard A. Epstein
ISBN : 0735599920
Language : English
No of Pages : 1472
Edition : 10th
Publication Date : 3/12/2012
Format/Binding : Hardcover
Book dimensions : 10.3x7.7x2.2
Book weight : 0.05
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