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State Liability in Tort: A Comparative Law Study

Duncan Fairgrieve

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199258055
eISBN:
9780191698507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258055.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book examines the topical sphere of governmental liability in damages, arguing that that there has been an important shift in the traditional English law approach as illustrated in a series of ... More


Overall Conclusion and Framework

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This final chapter provides a coherent framework for the economic torts. To do so it underlines the best policy for these torts, drawing on the discussion of the conflicting agendas and potentials ... More


What is Nonfeasance?

Jeroen Kortmann

in Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter explains the term nonfeasance. There are many situations in which it is very difficult to draw any logical distinction between feasance and nonfeasance. Part of the problem is caused by ... More


Assumpsit for Nonfeasance

Sir John Baker

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume VI 1483–1558

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258179
eISBN:
9780191681806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258179.003.0049
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the concept and principle of assumpsit for nonfeasance under the law of contract in England during the Tudor period. During this period, assumpsit law was based on the ... More


Negligence Liability

Ernest J. Weinrib

in The Idea of Private Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665815
eISBN:
9780191748622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665815.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter elucidates the immanence of corrective justice in negligence liability. It examines each of the negligence concepts (reasonable care, the duty of care, proximate cause, factual cause, ... More


Legal Analysis

Allan Beever

in Forgotten Justice: Forms of Justice in the History of Legal and Political Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199675487
eISBN:
9780191755477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675487.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the ways in which the theories examined earlier in the book understand the private law. It explores in particular the basis of our private law rights, the objective standard of ... More


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