AN OVERVIEW OF THE LAW OF TORT CHAPTER 1 The aim of this chapter is to consider the definition, objectives and scope of the law of tort, and to take an overview of the subject.
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1 The Foundations of Tort Law Torts I Professor Hensel August 18, 2009 What Is a Tort? What Is a Tort? General Definition : A civil wrong not arising out of contract for which the law provides a remedy.
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BR I EF in OCT 2003 Senate Research Center • 201 E. 14th St. • Sam Houston Bldg. Suite 575 • Austin, TX 78701 • Tel.: 512.463.0087 • Fax: 512.463.1271 • Dial 711 for Relay Calls During the regular session, the 78 th Legislature enacted H.B. 4, a comprehensive bill affecting many ...
In Defense of Tort Law by Thomas H. Koenig and Michael L. Rustad, (New York: New York University Press, 2201) ISBN: 0-8147-4757-6, pp. 320. Book Review Essay by Thomas H. Koenig, Professor of Sociology & Law, Policy & Society, Northeastern University and Michael L. Rustad, Thomas F. Lambert Jr ...
The Constitutional Tort Action as Individual Remedy James J. Park ∗ Introduction Constitutional tort actions, 1 like their common law counterparts, are generally thought of in terms of their function as monetary remedies.
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Noah Sachs Strengthening Tort Remedies in International Environmental Law S TRENGTHENING T ORT R EMEDIES I N I NTERNATIONAL E NVIRONMENTAL L AW Noah Sachs * Abstract The decades-long effort to establish viable tort remedies for victims of transnational environmental damage has failed.