TORTZ Volume 1: A Study of American Tort Law (Chapters 1 to 8)
1 Tortz: A Study of American Tort Law (Lulu 2023)
690 Pages Posted: 24 Sep 2021 Last revised: 7 Sep 2023
Date Written: June 5, 2023
This textbook represents a survey study of American tort law suitable to American 1L students and foreign law students. Chapters cover: (1) introduction, (2) intentional torts, (3) defenses to intentional torts, (4) negligence, (5) defenses to negligence, (6) subjective standards, (7) strict liability, and (8) necessity. The pedagogy is inspired by the teachings of Professor Emeritus Marshall S. Shapo. This is volume 1 of 2 for a two-semester study; volume 2 is forthcoming in 2024.
Keywords: torts, litigation, negligence, strict liability, civil liability, legal education
JEL Classification: K13, K41
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