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Law and Intermediate Communities, The Case of Torts

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

  • Jurisprudence & General Issues,
  • Torts,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Law,
  • General,
  • Law / General,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7924746M
    ISBN 100742522008
    ISBN 109780742522008

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Law and Intermediate Communities, The Case of Torts by Robert M. Ackerman Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Robert F. Cochran, Jr., is the Louis D. Brandeis Professor and director of the Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics at the Pepperdine University School of is the author of over 35 articles and books, including Cases and Materials on the Legal Profession, Christian Perspectives on Legal Thought, and Lawyers, Clients, and Moral Responsibility.

Table of Contents. Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Intermediate Communities, For Good and Ill Chapter 3 Tort Law and Intermediate Communities - An Overview Chapter 4 An Intermediate Communitarian Perspective on Tort Law Chapter 5 Torts and Families Chapter 6 Religious Congregations Chapter 7 Torts and the Larger Community: The Limits of Legal Obligation Chapter 8 Pages:   Law and Community is a path-breaking book.

Drawing on the law of torts for examples, the authors explore with authority what is virtually unknown territory in American law: the ways in which our legal system does and does not attend to the intermediate structures of civil society upon which our great democratic experiment silently depends Author: Robert Cochran.

Torts may be categorized in several ways, with a particularly common division between negligent and intentional torts. Quasi-torts are unusual tort actions. Particularly in the United States, "collateral tort" is used to refer to torts in labour law such as intentional infliction of emotional distress ("outrage"); or wrongful dismissal; these evolving causes of action are debated and overlap.

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Brandeis Professor of Law. Furthermore, to investigate whether those results are consistent with tort The Case of Torts book as represented by the entirety of American case law, it also refers to the American Law Institute (ALI)’s Restatement of Torts.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxv, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction: the nature and functions of tort law --Chapter 2: Trespass and intentional interferences with persons, property, and chattels historical context --B. Accidental, negligent, and intentional conduct --C.

Violation and capacity --D. Assault --E. Battery --F. Each case brief in this book contains the following parts: Case Caption. This is the official citation, with parallel citations where appropriate. By referring to this citation, the reader may obtain a copy of the full text of the case from any law library.

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