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Lawfully Caused Loss

Duncan Fairgrieve

in State Liability in Tort: A Comparative Law Study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199258055
eISBN:
9780191698507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258055.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter focuses on no-fault liability — damages liability of public authorities when the impugned actions are not unlawful in a public law sense. Lawfully caused loss is more applicable in ... More


Strict Liability

Reinhard Zimmermann

in The Law of Obligations: Roman Foundations of the Civilian Tradition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764267
eISBN:
9780191695247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764267.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter deals with strict liability, a legal doctrine that makes a person responsible for the damage and loss caused by his acts and omissions regardless of culpability. The first section ... More


Strict Liability

REINHARD ZIMMERMANN and PHILIP SIMPSON

in A History of Private Law in Scotland: Volume 2: Obligations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299288
eISBN:
9780191685651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299288.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

One of the remarkable achievements of the Roman jurisprudence was the introduction and development of the notion of culpability or fault. Within the context of classical law, culpa had an important ... More


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