Stephen A Smith on Duties and Liabilities

14 Pages Posted: 3 Oct 2015 Last revised: 4 Dec 2015

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Nicholas McBride

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Date Written: October 2, 2015

Abstract

This brief paper outlines the significance of Stephen A Smith's work on the difference between duties and liabilities for our understanding of the law of obligations. The paper was written for a conference (yet to be held) in Hong Kong on 'Great Works in Private Law 1985-2015'.

Keywords: duties, liabilities, obligations, private law, contract, tort, restitution, unjust enrichment, Steve Smith, Peter Birks

Suggested Citation

McBride, Nicholas, Stephen A Smith on Duties and Liabilities (October 2, 2015). University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 62/2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2668742 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2668742

Nicholas McBride (Contact Author)

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Cambridge, CB3 9DZ
United Kingdom

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