James Goudkamp

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Professor of the Law of Obligations

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Scholarly Papers (74)

1.

A Revolution in Duty of Care?

James Goudkamp, 'A Revolution in Duty of Care?' (2015) 131 Law Quarterly Review pp.519–525., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16/2016
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, duty of care

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A Tour of the Tort of Negligence

James Goudkamp and Melody Ihuoma, ‘A Tour of the Tort of Negligence’ (2016) 32 Professional Negligence 117, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20/2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2016
James Goudkamp and Melody Ihuoma
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford
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tort, negligence, defences, objective standard of care, reasonable person, insanity, infancy, duty of care, breach of duty, involuntariness, criminal law

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The Doctrine of Illegality: A Private Law Hydra

James Goudkamp, 'The Doctrine of Illegality: A Private Law Hydra' (2015) 6 United Kingdom Supreme Court Yearbook 254., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 26/2016
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Illegality; ex turpi causa non oritur actio; judicial discretion; defences; rule of law

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The End of an Era? Illegality in Private Law in the Supreme Court

(2017) 133 Law Quarterly Review pp.14-20., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 51/2016
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2017
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Unjust Enrichment, Illegality, Ex Turpi Causa, Discretion, Private Law

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Rethinking Contributory Negligence

James Goudkamp, 'Rethinking Contributory Negligence' in Stephen Pitel, Jason Neyers and Erika Chamberlain (eds), Tort Law: Challenging Orthodoxy (Hart Publishing 2013), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 40/2014
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Contributory negligence; comparative responsibility; objective standard of care; public policy; apportionment; illegality defence; voluntary assumption of risk; negligence

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Denials and Defences in the Law of Unjust Enrichment

James Goudkamp and Charles Mitchell, ‘Denials and Defences in the Law of Unjust Enrichment’ in Charles Mitchell and William Swadling (eds), The Restatement Third, Restitution and Unjust Enrichment: Comparative and Critical Essays (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2013) ch 6 (pp.133–164). , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 60/2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp and Charles Mitchell
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University College London - Faculty of Laws
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unjust enrichment, cause of action, defence, change of position, unclean hands, passing on, bona fide purchaser, bona fide payee, disruption of public finances, illegality, incapacity, equitable disqualification, laches, limitation, counter-restitution of benefits received by the claimant

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Contemporary Problems in the Law of Contract

James Edelman, James Goudkamp and Simone Degeling, 'Contemporary Problems in the Law of Contract' (2015) 40 Australian Bar Review pp.174–184, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 23/2016
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James J. Edelman, James Goudkamp and Simone Degeling
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and UNSW Australia - Faculty of Law
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Contract law, commercial law, illegality, good faith, consideration, interpretation, rectification, penalties doctrine, remedies, damages, specific performance

8.

Tort Statutes and Tort Theories

James Goudkamp and John Murphy, ‘Tort Statutes and Tort Theories’ (2015) 131 Law Quarterly Review pp.133–160., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 38/2014
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp and John Murphy
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Manchester - School of Law
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Tort theories; corrective justice; distributive justice; rights theories; fatal accidents; contributory negligence; descriptive theory; prescriptive theory; statutes; legislation; policy; private law; limitation bars; illegality defence; immunities; privileges; restitutio in integrum

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Central Issues in the Law of Tort Defences

Andrew Dyson, James Goudkamp and Frederick Wilmot-Smith, 'Central Issues in the Law of Tort Defences' in Andrew Dyson, James Goudkamp and Frederick Wilmot-Smith (eds), 'Defences in Tort' (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2014) ch 1. , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 62/2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2016
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort law, defences, corrective justice, civil recourse, rights theory, limitation, necessity, duress, justification, excuse

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A Long, Hard Look at Gray v Thames Trains Ltd

James Goudkamp, ‘A Long, Hard Look at Gray v Thames Trains Ltd’ in Paul Davies and Justine Pila (eds), The Jurisprudence of Lord Hoffmann: A Festschrift in Honour of Lord Leonard Hoffmann (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2015) ch 4 (pp.31–58)., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 58/2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort law; Illegality; Causation; Defences

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Apportionment of Damages for Contributory Negligence: Appellate Review, Relative Blameworthiness and Causal Potency

James Goudkamp, 'Apportionment of Damages for Contributory Negligence: Appellate Review, Relative Blameworthiness and Causal Potency' (2015) 19 Edinburgh Law Review pp.367–373., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2016
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, comparative fault, contributory negligence, appeals, causation, apportionment

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Contributory Negligence in Practice

James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan, 'Contributory Negligence in Practice' (2016) 166 (July) New Law Journal pp.11-13, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 50/2016
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Aug 2016
James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort; negligence; contributory negligence; fault; apportionment of damages

Contributory Negligence in Practice

James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan, 'Contributory Negligence in Practice', Inner Temple Yearbook 2016-2017, pp.141-143, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 60/2017
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Contributory negligence, comparative fault, empirical study, apportionment, fault

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Defences in Tort and Crime

James Goudkamp, 'Defences in Tort and Crime' in Matthew Dyson (ed), Unravelling Tort and Crime (CUP, 2014)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort law; criminal law; defences; denials; justifications; excuses; necessity; duress; provocation; insanity; infancy; diminished responsibility; responsibility; fair labelling principle; rule of law; self-defence; arrest

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Introduction: Contract in Commercial Law

James Edelman, James Goudkamp and Simone Degeling, ‘Introduction’ in Simone Degeling, James Edelman and James Goudkamp (eds), Contract in Commercial Law (Sydney, Thomson Reuters, 2016) ch 1 (pp.1–24)., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 59/2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Nov 2016
James J. Edelman, James Goudkamp and Simone Degeling
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and UNSW Australia - Faculty of Law
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Commercial contracts, good faith, construction, illegality, rectification, estoppel, termination, breach, assignment

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The Young Report: An Australian Perspective on the Latest Response to Britain's 'Compensation Culture'

(2012) 28 Journal of Professional Negligence 4–26.​​, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 33/2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 May 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort; reform; compensation culture; procedure; immunities; intoxication; illegality defence

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The Insurance Law Legacy of Fairchild

James Goudkamp, 'The Insurance Law Legacy of Fairchild' (2015) Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly pp.443–450., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 25/2016
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, causal uncertainty, reinsurance, insurance

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Insanity as a Tort Defence

James Goudkamp, ‘Insanity as a Tort Defence’ (2011) 31 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies pp.727–754.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, defences, insanity

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The Failure of Universal Theories of Tort Law

Legal Theory, Vol. 22, pp. 1-39, 2016, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 66/2017
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2017
James Goudkamp and John Murphy
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Manchester - School of Law
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torts; explanatory theory; corrective justice; rights theory; economic theory; negligence; breach of duty; pure economic loss; punitive damages; illegality doctrine; ultrahazardous activities

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Defences in Unjust Enrichment: Questions and Themes

Andrew Dyson, James Goudkamp and Frederick Wilmot-Smith (eds), Defences in Unjust Enrichment (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2012) ch 1 (pp. 1-26)., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17/2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2016
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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private law, unjust enrichment, defences, restitution, change of position, illegality, onus of proof

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Thinking in Terms of Contract Defences

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 48/2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Feb 2017
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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defence; denial; frustration; duress; limitation bar; exceptions; elements of cause of action; burden of proof; burden of pleading

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Apportionment of Damages for Contributory Negligence: A Fixed or Discretionary Approach?

James Goudkamp, ‘Apportionment of Damages for Contributory Negligence: A Fixed or Discretionary Approach?’ (2015) 35 Legal Studies pp. 621-647 (shortlisted for the Society of Legal Scholars’ Annual Conference Best Paper Prize 2014), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 24/2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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The Defence of Illegality in Tort: Beyond Judicial Redemption?

James Goudkamp and Mimi Zou, ‘The Defence of Illegality in Tort: Beyond Judicial Redemption?’ (2015) 74 Cambridge Law Journal pp.13–15. , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18/2016
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp and Mimi Zou
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford
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tort, immigration, defences, illegality

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Contributory Negligence and Trespass to the Person

James Goudkamp, ‘Contributory Negligence and Trespass to the Person’ (2011) 27 Law Quarterly Review pp.518–522 (cited and discussed in McAleer v Chief Constable of the PSNI [2014] NIQB 53 at [20]–[23]).
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, trespass, battery, provocation, comparative fault, contributory neglgience, defences, illegality, apportionment

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Divergent Evolution in the Law of Torts: Jurisdictional Isolation, Jurisprudential Divergence and Explanatory Theories

James Goudkamp and John Murphy, 'Divergent Evolution in the Law of Torts: Jurisdictional Isolation, Jurisprudential Divergence and Explanatory Theories ' in Andrew Robertson and Michael Tilbury (eds), The Common Law of Obligations: Divergence and Unity (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2015) ch 13 (pp.279–2, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19/2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp and John Murphy
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Manchester - School of Law
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tort law, negligence, explanatory theories, Commonwealth, Privy Council, House of Lords, defamation, privacy

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Does Patel v Mirza Apply in Tort?

J Goudkamp, 'Does Patel v Mirza Apply in Tort?' [2017] (July/August) Personal Injury Law Journal 1
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 28 Aug 2017
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Private Law, Defenses, Tort, Unjust Enrichment, Contract, Trusts, Illegality

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Statutes and Tort Defences

James Goudkamp, ‘Statutes and Tort Defences’ in Jenny Steele and TT Arvind (eds), Tort Law and the Legislature: Common Law, Statute and the Dynamics of Legal Change (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2013) ch 3 (pp.31–57).
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, statutes, defences

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The Rule Against Bias and the Doctrine of Waiver

James Goudkamp, ‘The Rule against Bias and the Doctrine of Waiver’ (2007) 26 Civil Justice Quarterly pp.310–327.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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civil procedure, judicial bias, judicial independence, waiver

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Punitive Damages: Perception and Reality

J Goudkamp and E Katsampouka, 'Punitive Damages: Perception and Reality' [2017] Personal Injury Law Journal 12
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Aug 2017
James Goudkamp and Eleni Katsampouka
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort Law, Remedies, Punitive Damages

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Reforming English Tort Law: Lessons from Australia

James Goudkamp, 'Reforming English Tort Law: Lessons from Australia' in Eoin Quill and Raymond J Friel (eds), Damages and Compensation Culture: Comparative Perspectives (Hart Publishing 2016) ch 4 (pp.75-94)., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 64/2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2017
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort; negligence; reform; legislation; statutes exemplary damages; punitive damages; good Samaritans; contributory negligence; apportionment of damages; discount rates; illegality doctrine

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Self-Defence and Illegality Under the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW)

James Goudkamp, ‘Self-Defence and Illegality Under the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW)’ (2010) 18 Torts Law Journal pp.61–86.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, defences, self-defence, illegality, statutes

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The Defence of Illegality: Gray v. Thames Trains Ltd

(2009) 17 Torts Law Journal pp. 205-218
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, defences, illegality, causation

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The Illegality Defence in the Law of Negligence after Miller v. Miller

James Goudkamp, 'The Illegality Defence in the Law of Negligence after Miller v Miller' (2011) 7 Australian Civil Liability pp.130-132.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, defences, illegality, statutes

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When is a Risk of Injury Foreseeable?

James Goudkamp, ‘When is a Risk of Injury Foreseeable?’ (2008) 124 Law Quarterly Review pp.37–42.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, foreseeability of risk

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The Spurious Relationship between Moral Blameworthiness and Liability for Negligence

James Goudkamp, ‘The Spurious Relationship between Moral Blameworthiness and Liability for Negligence’ (2004) 28 Melbourne University Law Review pp.343–373 (cited in Bi (Contracting) Pty Ltd v the Public Trustee of South Australia Limited v the Public Trustee of South Australia [2005] NSWCA 306
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, moral luck, culpability, duty of care, remoteness, proportionality

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The Doctrine of Illegality and Interference with Chattels

James Goudkamp and Lorenz Mayr, ‘The Doctrine of Illegality and Interference with Chattels’ in Andrew Dyson, James Goudkamp and Frederick Wilmot-Smith (eds), Defences in Tort (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2015) ch 12 (pp.223–246)., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp and Lorenz Mayr
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Passau
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Tort, defences, causation, illegality, chattels, property

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Facing Up to Actual Bias

James Goudkamp, ‘Facing up to Actual Bias’ (2008) 27 Civil Justice Quarterly pp.32–39 (cited in Jackson v Thompsons Solicitors (A Firm) [2015] EWHC 218 (QB) at [16]).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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civil procedure, judicial bias, judicial independence, waiver

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Restating the Common Law? The Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Act 2015

Legal Studies, Forthcoming , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 55/2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2017
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort Law; Reform; Compensation Culture; Negligence; Rescuers

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Bad Character Evidence and Reprehensible Behaviour

James Goudkamp, ‘Bad Character Evidence and Reprehensible Behaviour’ (2008) 12 International Journal of Evidence & Proof pp.116–140
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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evidence, bad character

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The Foundations of Torts in Commercial Law

James Edelman, James Goudkamp and Simone Degeling, ‘The Foundations of Torts in Commercial Law’ in Simone Degeling, James Edelman and James Goudkamp (eds), Torts in Commercial Law (Sydney, Thomson Reuters, 2011) ch 1 (pp.1–15).
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Mar 2016
James J. Edelman, James Goudkamp and Simone Degeling
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and UNSW Australia - Faculty of Law
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Contract law, commercial law, illegality, good faith, consideration, interpretation, rectification, penalties doctrine, remedies, damages, specific performance

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Contributory Negligence on Appeal

James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan, "Contributory Negligence on Appeal" (2017) (April) New Law Journal pp.18-19, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 57/2017
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort law, contributory negligence, appeals, appellate review, apportionment

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The Defence of Illegality in Tort Law: Wither the Rule in Pitts v Hunt?

James Goudkamp, ‘The Defence of Illegality in Tort Law: Wither the Rule in Pitts v Hunt?’ (2012) 71 Cambridge Law Journal pp.481–484.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2016
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University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, defences, illegality

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The Contributory Negligence Doctrine: Four Commercial Law Problems

Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, Forthcoming , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 60/2017
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2017
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort; Contract; Contributory Negligence; Comparative Fault; Apportionment; Commercial Law

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A Tort is Born: A Practical Perspective on the Tort of Malicious Prosecution of Civil Proceedings

James Goudkamp, ‘The Birth of a Tort: A Practical Perspective on the Tort of Malicious Prosecution of Civil Proceedings’ (2017) (June) New Law Journal, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 59/2017
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 19 May 2017 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2018
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, malicious prosecution, costs, fraud, personal injury

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Is There a Future for Advocates’ Immunity?

James Goudkamp, ‘Is there a Future for Advocates’ Immunity?’ (2002) 10 Tort Law Review pp.188–206.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 20 May 2017
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, defences, immunity, advocates, lawyers, duty of care

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Contributory Negligence on in the Court of Appeal: An Empirical Study

Legal Studies, 2017, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 56/2017
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort; Contributory Negligence; Comparative Fault; Apportionment; Appeals; Appellate Review

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Apparent Bias: Helow v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

James Goudkamp, ‘Apparent Bias: Helow v Secretary of State for the Home Department’ (2009) 28 Civil Justice Quarterly pp.183–190.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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civil procedure, judicial bias, judicial independence, waiver

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Apportionment of Damages for Contributory Negligence: The Causal Potency Criterion

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 53, pp. 1-14, 2016, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 62/2017
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2017
James Goudkamp and Lewis Klar
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Alberta
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negligence; contributory negligence; apportionment of damages; Law Reform (Contributory Negligence) Act 1945; relative blameworthiness; causal potency

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Negligence and Especially Capable Defendants: Does the Objective Standard of Care Cut Both Ways?

James Goudkamp, ‘Negligence and Especially Capable Defendants: Does the Objective Standard of Care Cut Both Ways?’ (2004) 12 Tort Law Review pp.111–113.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 22 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 20 May 2017
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, objective standard of care

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Negligence and Defendants with Special Skills

Cambridge Law Journal, pp.8-10, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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criminal law, negligence, motor vehicles, objective standard of care

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Hounga v. Allen

Mimi Zou and James Goudkamp, ‘Hounga v Allen’ (2015) 29 Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law pp.56–58., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22/2016
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
Mimi Zou and James Goudkamp
University of Oxford and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, immigration, defences, illegality

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Duties of Care and Corporate Groups

Law Quarterly Review, Vol. 133, 2017, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 54/2017
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2018
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort; Duty of Care; Corporate Liability; Subsidiary Companies; Corporate Veil

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Delay in Commencing Proceedings within the Limitation Period in Australia

James Goudkamp, ‘Delay in Commencing Proceedings within the Limitation Period in Australia’ (2007) 26 Civil Justice Quarterly pp.185–189.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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civil procedure, delay, abuse of process, limitation bar, defences

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Ex Turpi Causa and Immoral Behaviour in the Tort Context

James Goudkamp, ‘Ex Turpi Causa and Immoral Behaviour in the Tort Context’ (2011) 27 Law Quarterly Review pp.354–358.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, defences, illegality

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Can Tort Law Be Used to Deflect the Impact of Criminal Sanctions? The Role of the Illegality Defence

James Goudkamp, ‘Can Tort Law be Used to Deflect the Impact of Criminal Sanctions? The Role of the Illegality Defence’ (2006) 14 Torts Law Journal pp.20–47.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort law, criminal law, negligence, defences, illegality

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Breach of Duty: A Disappearing Element of the Action in Negligence?

James Goudkamp, 'Breach of Duty: A Disappearing Element of the Action in Negligence?' (2017) 75 Cambridge Law Journal 480
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2017
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort, negligence, duty of care, breach

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Introduction

James Goudkamp, 'Introduction' in James Goudkamp, Tort Law Defences (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2013) Ch 1, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 58/2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort law; defences; justification; excuse; public policy defence; immunity; cause of action

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Michael Kirby: Paradoxes & Principles

University of Western Australia Law Review, Vol. 35, pp.432–436, 2011, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 63/2017
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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judges; administration of justice; judiciary; courts

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The Defence of Joint Illegal Enterprise

James Goudkamp, ‘The Defence of Joint Illegal Enterprise’ (2010) 34 Melbourne University Law Review pp.425-451.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, defences, illegality

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Recent Developments in the Statutory Illegality Defences

(2011) 7 Australian Civil Liability pp.121-125
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, defences, illegality, statutes

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A Revival of the Doctrine of Attainder? The Statutory Illegality Defences to Liability in Tort

James Goudkamp, ‘A Revival of the Doctrine of Attainder? The Statutory Illegality Defences to Liability in Tort’ (2007) 29 Sydney Law Review pp.445–493 (cited in Miller v Miller [2011] HCA 9 at [97])
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, defences, illegality, statutes

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Proportionate Liability in Building and Subdivision Cases

James Goudkamp, ‘Proportionate Liability in Building and Subdivision Cases’ (2003) 8 Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy pp.179–190.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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planning law, tort law, solidary liability, proportionate liability, apportionment

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Litigation Privilege: Timeless or Transient? Blank v Canada (Minister of Justice)

(2007) 11 International Journal of Evidence & Proof pp. 322-328
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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civil procedure, privilege

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Pioneers, Consolidators and Iconoclasts: The Story of Tort Scholarship

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Sep 2019
James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort; tort theory; scholarship

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Securing Access to Sunlight: The Role of Planning Law in New South Wales

James Goudkamp, ‘Securing Access to Sunlight: The Role of Planning Law in New South Wales’ (2004) 9 Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy pp.59–101.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort law, environmental law, planning law, easements, nuisance

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Rupasinghe v West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Journal of Personal Injury Law, Forthcoming , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 62/2017
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2017
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort; Compensatory Damages; Fatal Accidents; Fatal Accidents Act 1976

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Duties of Care between Actors in Supply Chains

[2017] Journal of Personal Injury Law 205 , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 61/2017
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort; Negligence; Duty of Care; Supply Chain; Corporate Liability

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International Impact and Influence: Three Landmark Cases from the Canadian Law of Obligations

James Goudkamp, 'International Impact and Influence: Three Landmark Cases from the Canadian Law of Obligations' in Marcus Moore and Daniel Jutras (eds), Canada’s Chief Justice: Beverley McLachlin’s Legacy of Law and Leadership (LexisNexis 2018).
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Jan 2020
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort law, illegality, ex turpi causa, wrongful acts doctrine, consent, vicarious liability

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Book Review: A Theory of Tort Liability

James Goudkamp, 'Allan Beever, A Theory of Tort Liability (2016)' (2018) 34 Professional Negligence 100
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Dec 2019
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort; legal theory

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Book Review: A History of Australian Tort Law 1901-1945: England's Obedient Servant?

J Goudkamp, 'A History of Australian Tort Law 1901-1945: England's Obedient Servant?', 35 Professional Negligence 131, 2019
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Dec 2019
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort, Legal History

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Illegal Earnings

James Goudkamp and Lorenz König , 'Illegal Earnings' (2018) 9 Journal of European Tort Law 54.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jan 2020
James Goudkamp and Lorenz Mayr
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Passau
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Tort, illegality, ex turpi causa, illegal earnings, wrongful acts doctrine

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Contributory Negligence in the Twenty‐First Century: An Empirical Study of First Instance Decisions

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 79, Issue 4, pp. 575-622, 2016, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 61/2017
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Jul 2016
James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Vicarious Liability in Australia: On the Move?

James Goudkamp and James Plunkett, 'Vicarious liability in Australia: On the move?' (2017) Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 1
Posted: 23 Aug 2017
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

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Vicarious liability; tort law; battery; sexual abuse; scope of employment

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An Empirical Study of Punitive Damages

James Goudkamp and Eleni Katsampouka, "An Empirical Study of Punitive Damages" (2018) Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 58/2017
Posted: 26 Jun 2017
James Goudkamp and Eleni Katsampouka
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

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Punitive damages; exemplary damages; aggravated damages; Law Commission; punishment; deterrence; remedies; private law; tort

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Exemplary Damages

Commercial Remedies: Resolving Controversies, Forthcoming, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 65/2017
Posted: 18 Apr 2016
James Goudkamp
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

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damages; punitive damages; exemplary damages; breach of contract; apportionment of damages; contributory negligence; vicarious liability