Author: Marc A. Franklin
Release Date: 2011
Tort law remains a dynamic field, subject to constant refinement and rethinking. The Ninth Edition reflects these evolving developments in recent case law and legislative activity, as well as commentary ranging from the almost-completed Third Restatement of Torts: Liability for Physical & Emotional Harm to emerging tort issues arising from the Internet. The principal focus of this book is the law of negligence, strict liability, and no-fault legislation as alternative approaches to compensating the victims of accidental harm and creating optimal incentives to safety. This leading casebook covers all major aspects of tort law with expertly edited cases, and original text. It also includes comprehensive chapters on intentional harm, damages and insurance, defamation, privacy, and economic torts.
Author: Elsa von Eckartsberg
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Elsa von Eckartsberg hat in diesem Kabinettstück unterhaltsamer Essayistik den Versuch unternommen, große Liebende aus Literatur, Musik und Malerei durch ihre privaten Liebesbiographien begreifbar zu machen. Sie eröffnet damit einen einzigartigen Blick auf jene berauschende oder erlittene Liebe, die große Kunst geformt hat. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)
Economists advise that the law should seek efficiency. More recently, it has been suggested that common law systems are more conducive of economic growth than code-based civil law systems. This book argues that there is no theory to support such statements and provides evidence that rejects a 'one-size-fits-all' approach. Both common law and civil law systems are reviewed to debunk the relationship between the efficiency of the common law hypothesis and the alleged inferiority of codified law systems. Legal Origins and the Efficiency Dilemma has six aims: explaining the efficiency hypothesis of the common law since Posner’s 1973 book; summarizing the legal origins theory in the context of economic growth; debunking their relationship; discussing the meaning of 'common law' and the problems with the efficiency hypothesis by comparing laws across English speaking jurisdictions; illustrating the shortcomings of the legal origins theory with a comparative law and economics analysis; and concluding there is no theory and evidence to support the economic superiority of common law systems. Based on previous pieces by the authors, this book expands their work by including new areas of analysis (such as trusts), detailing previous analysis (such as French law versus common law in the areas of contract, property and torts), and updating for recent developments in the academic discourse. This volume is of interest to academics and students who study microeconomics, comparative law and foundations of law, as well as legal policy analysts.
Author: Robert E. Keeton
Publisher: West Academic
Release Date: 2004
Law school casebook patterned to reflect new developments in tort law and process. The casebook substantially reduces the emphasis heretofore given to negligence law and increases the attention focused on alternatives. Included throughout the book are cases that are useful on issues of substantive law, which also serve as excellent vehicles for an inquiry into process.