W. V. H. Rogers’ Winfield and Jolowicz on Tort (Review)

Title:Winfield and Jolowicz on Tort
Author: W. V. H. Rogers
Item Weight 3.41 pounds
Paperback 1336 pages
ISBN-10 1847037933
ISBN-13 978-1847037930
Product Dimensions 6.1 x 2.2 x 9.13 inches
Customer Reviews 4.9 out of 5 stars 15Reviews
Publisher Sweet & Maxwell; 18Rev Ed Edition (May 31, 2010)
Language: English
Price: NGN 10000
Best Sellers Rank #1,946,015 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
#281 in Torts Law (Books)
#331,417 in Textbooks
As the leading textbook on the law of tort, Winfield & Jolowicz on Tort is a definitive and all embracing guide to the subject.
Though centred firmly on English law, the work covers significant developments in Commonwealth countries and, where appropriate, European systems of tort law.
Winfield & Jolowicz on Tort:-
Goes through the nature and functions of tort law to give a firm understanding of the purpose of tort law
Details the rules and principles that make up English tort law and explains how the law has developed
Looks at the remedies available to show the many different ways in which resolution to a problem can be achieved
Includes extensive use of case citations
New for the eighteenth edition:-
Covers developments including those in causation; liability of public authorities; human rights and tort law; the development of privacy and the “Reynolds defence”; and the recasting of the economic torts
Analyses key case law including Barker v Corus; Jameel v Wall St Journal; Mitchell v Glasgow CC; OBG vAllan; and Rothwell v Chemical & Insulating Co.
Subjects:
Tort Law
Contents:
Nature and Functions of the Law of Tort
The Structure of Tort Law: History and Influences
General Characteristics of Tortious Liability
Trespass to the Person and Related Matters
Negligence: Duty and Breach
Negligence: Causation, Remoteness (Scope of Liability) and Contributory Negligence
Breach of Statutory Duty and Misfeasance in a Public Office
Employers’ Liability
Liability for Land and Structures
Liability for Defective Products
Liability for Statements
Defamation and Privacy
Trespass to Land
Nuisance
Strict Liability: Rule in Rylands v Fletcher
Animals
Interference with Goods
Interference with Contract or Business
Abuse of Legal Procedure
Vicarious Liability
Joint and Several Tortfeasors
Remedies
Death in Relation to Tort
Capacity
Defences
Extinction of Liability in Tort ;

 

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