Contemporary Australian Tort Law

Kyriakakis, Joanna and Popa, Tina and Rochford, Francine and Szablewska, Natalia and Zhao, Xiaobo and Taliadoros, Jason and O'Donovan, Darren and Bautista, Lowell (2020) Contemporary Australian Tort Law. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781108626255


Abstract

Contemporary Australian Tort Law is an engaging, accessible and student-friendly introduction to the law of torts in Australia. This unique text covers the foundational topics of tort law in a logical structure, covering duty of care, breaches, negligence, damages and defences, and also branching into higher-level topics such as defamation and offences in public office. Each chapter is supported by tools for self-assessment and self-reflection: review questions at the end of each subheading; case boxes that delve into important historical cases; multiple-choice questions and longer, narrative problems that challenge students to apply the principles they've learnt in the chapter to 'real world' scenarios. This print and eBook combination is an indispensable resource for law students taking their first course in tort law.

Includes a clear overview of different torts and key legal principles
Principles text with a good range of cases with commentary in the text, hyperlinked to cases and legislation in the ebook
Presents a print and eBook combination with a multitude of supporting pedagogy for practical skills development


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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Law and Justice (1 Jul 2013 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Law and Justice (1 Jul 2013 -)
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2020 01:57
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2020 05:59
Uncontrolled Keywords: Torts; tort law; Australia
Fields of Research (2008): 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180126 Tort Law
Fields of Research (2020): 48 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 4806 Private law and civil obligations > 480605 Tort law
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/37896

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