Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Torts (2012 Reissue)

Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Format::  Book, 2
ISBN:: 9780433469636


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The law of torts hovers over virtually every activity of modern society. No enterprise, action, or profession is beyond its potential scope. Because of this, tort law is of real concern to most legal practitioners, jurists and academics. Yet while the term "torts" found its way into early English as a synonym for the word "wrong", a tort is in its essence a strictly legal construct which only exists where the law says it does.

Newly revised and thoroughly updated, Halsbury's Torts (2012 Reissue) enumerates, defines, and explains the application of the law in Canada relating to civil wrongs. From intentional wrongs such as battery and conspiracy to nuisance, product liability and Quebec's law of delict, this valuable volume provides a black-letter narrative of the law for everyone seeking a straightforward understanding of the subject.

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Intentional Torts
III. Nuisance
IV. Delict
V. Other Tortious Liability

The Honourable Allen M. Linden, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., J.S.D., Q.C. & Bruce Feldthusen, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D.

The Honourable Allen M. Linden, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., J.S.D., Q.C., was a Judge of the Federal Court of Appeal from 1990 to 2009. Before that, he served as a Trial Judge on the Superior Court of Ontario from 1978-1990. Justice Linden is co-author of Canadian Tort Law, 9th Edition, with Bruce Feldthusen, as well as Canadian Tort Law, Cases, Notes & Materials, 13th Edition, with Lewis Klar and Bruce Feldthusen. A former professor of tort law at Osgoode Hall Law School for two decades, Justice Linden has taught in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom and has written several books and scores of articles about torts. He continues to teach part-time at the University of Ottawa and at Pepperdine University, School of Law in California.

Bruce Feldthusen, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D.,has been teaching and writing about tort law for over thirty years, primarily in Canada, but also in the United States and Australia. He was a professor of law at the University of Western Ontario from 1977-1999, and became Dean of the Common Law Section of the University of Ottawa in January 2000. He is co-author of Canadian Tort Law, 9th Edition, with the Hon. Allen M. Linden, as well as Canadian Tort Law, Cases Notes & Materials, 13th Edition, with Allen Linden and Lewis Klar. Feldthusen's analysis of pure economic loss has been adopted by the Supreme Court of Canada and now provides the organizing framework for all negligence actions in that field.

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