TORTZ Volume 1: A Study of American Tort Law (Chapters 1 to 8) (2024 ed.)

1 Tortz: A Study of American Tort Law (Lulu 2024 ed.)

696 Pages Posted: 24 Sep 2021 Last revised: 29 Mar 2024

See all articles by Richard J. Peltz-Steele

Richard J. Peltz-Steele

University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth

Date Written: March 26, 2024

Abstract

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. 2024 edition. This is volume 1 of 2 for a two-semester study.

Keywords: torts, litigation, negligence, strict liability, civil liability, legal education

JEL Classification: K13, K41

Suggested Citation

Peltz-Steele, Richard J., TORTZ Volume 1: A Study of American Tort Law (Chapters 1 to 8) (2024 ed.) (March 26, 2024). 1 Tortz: A Study of American Tort Law (Lulu 2024 ed.), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3904944 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3904944

Richard J. Peltz-Steele (Contact Author)

University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth ( email )

333 Faunce Corner Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-1252
United States
15089851102 (Phone)

Do you have negative results from your research you’d like to share?

Paper statistics

Downloads
86
Abstract Views
2,025
Rank
531,964
PlumX Metrics