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Tort Law: Text and Materials

Tort Law: Text and Materials (6th edn)

Mark Lunney, Donal Nolan, and Ken Oliphant
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date: 22 April 2024

p. 422. Intentional Interference With the Personlocked

p. 422. Intentional Interference With the Personlocked

  • Mark Lunney, Mark LunneyProfessor of Law, University of New England in New South Wales
  • Donal NolanDonal NolanProfessor of Private Law. Francis Reynolds and Clarendon Fellow and Tutor at Worcester College, University of Oxford
  •  and Ken OliphantKen OliphantDirector of the Institute for European Tort Law, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna

Abstract

This chapter begins with a brief historical background of civil wrongs now classified as intentional interference with the person, and then discusses the torts of assault, battery, false imprisonment and intentional infliction of physical or emotional harm, followed by the defences to these torts.

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