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18. How Tort Works

18. How Tort Works  

Mark Lunney, Donal Nolan, and Ken Oliphant

in Tort Law: Text and Materials (6th edn)

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Sep 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780191807541
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10.1093/he/9780198745525.003.0018
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9780198745525
This chapter discusses the role played by the law of tort in the compensation and prevention of personal injuries. It first examines the way that tort operates in practice: when are claims ... More
4. Strict liability

4. Strict liability  

Jonathan Herring

in Criminal Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (6th edn)

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Aug 2018
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Oct 2018
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9780191853067
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10.1093/he/9780198815150.003.0004
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9780198815150
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are ... More
11. Complicity

11. Complicity  

Jeremy Horder

in Ashworth’s Principles of Criminal Law (8th edn)

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May 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191823473
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10.1093/he/9780198753070.003.0011
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9780198753070
This Chapter examines the issue of complicity. ‘Complicity’ arises when two or more people agree to commit an offence which is then committed by one of more of them, or when a person plays ... More
12. Complicity

12. Complicity  

Jeremy Horder

in Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law (9th edn)

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191864889
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10.1093/he/9780198777663.003.0012
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9780198777663
This chapter examines the issue of complicity. ‘Complicity’ arises when two or more people agree to commit an offence which is then committed by one of more of them, or when a person plays ... More
4. Crimes of negligence

4. Crimes of negligence  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Criminal Law (15th edn)

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Jun 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191862854
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10.1093/he/9780198807094.003.0004
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9780198807094
Negligence refers to conduct that does not conform to what would be expected of a reasonable person. Along with intention and recklessness, negligence involves a failure to comply with an ... More
12. Discharge by frustration: subsequent impossibility

12. Discharge by frustration: subsequent impossibility  

Robert Merkin and Séverine Saintier

in Poole's Textbook on Contract Law (14th edn)

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Jul 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191858659
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10.1093/he/9780198816980.003.0012
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9780198816980
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. In general terms non-performance constitutes a breach of ... More
12. Discharge by frustrationSubsequent impossibility

12. Discharge by frustration: Subsequent impossibility  

Jill Poole

in Textbook on Contract Law (13th edn)

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191797620
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10.1093/he/9780198732808.003.0012
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9780198732808
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. In general terms non-performance constitutes a breach of ... More
2. Agreement: Objective or Subjective?

2. Agreement: Objective or Subjective?  

Ewan McKendrick

in Contract Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (8th edn)

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Apr 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191858635
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10.1093/he/9780198808169.003.0002
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9780198808169
This chapter discusses the approach adopted by the courts when seeking to ascertain the intention of the parties to a contract. The general rule is that the existence and content of an ... More
11. Product liability

11. Product liability  

Vera Bermingham and Carol Brennan

in Tort Law Directions (6th edn)

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Apr 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191843686
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10.1093/he/9780198805359.003.0011
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9780198805359
Without assuming prior legal knowledge, books in the Directions series introduce and guide readers through key points of law and legal debate. Questions, diagrams, and exercises help ... More
13. Rylands v Fletcher

13. Rylands v Fletcher  

Vera Bermingham and Carol Brennan

in Tort Law Directions (6th edn)

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Apr 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191843686
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10.1093/he/9780198805359.003.0013
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9780198805359
Without assuming prior legal knowledge, books in the Directions series introduce and guide readers through key points of law and legal debate. Questions, diagrams, and exercises help ... More
2. Trespass to the person and to land

2. Trespass to the person and to land  

Vera Bermingham and Carol Brennan

in Tort Law Directions (6th edn)

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Apr 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191843686
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198805359.003.0002
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9780198805359
Without assuming prior legal knowledge, books in the Directions series introduce and guide readers through key points of law and legal debate. Questions, diagrams, and exercises help ... More
Ashworth’s Principles of Criminal Law

Ashworth’s Principles of Criminal Law (8th edn)  

Jeremy Horder

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May 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191823473
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198753070.001.0001
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book
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9780198753070
Principles of Criminal Law takes a distinctly different approach to the study of criminal law, whilst still covering all of the vital topics found on criminal law courses. ... More
6. Criminal capacity, mens rea, and fault

6. Criminal capacity, mens rea, and fault  

Jeremy Horder

in Ashworth’s Principles of Criminal Law (8th edn)

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May 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191823473
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198753070.003.0006
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9780198753070
This Chapter deals first with another fundamental requirement of a crime, criminal capacity. It is a precondition of criminal liability that the defendant is a person with sufficient ... More
6. Divorce

6. Divorce  

Jane Sendall and Roiya Hodgson

in Family Law 2020 (11th edn)

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Dec 2019
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Jan 2020
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9780191889110
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10.1093/he/9780198855033.003.0006
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9780198855033
This chapter discusses the grounds for divorce under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973. These include adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion, two years’ separation plus consent, and five ... More
Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law

Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law (9th edn)  

Jeremy Horder

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191864889
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198777663.001.0001
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book
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9780198777663
Principles of Criminal Law takes a distinctly different approach to the study of criminal law, whilst still covering all of the vital topics found on criminal law courses. ... More
6. Criminal capacity, mens rea, and fault

6. Criminal capacity, mens rea, and fault  

Jeremy Horder

in Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law (9th edn)

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May 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191864889
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198777663.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198777663
This chapter deals first with another fundamental requirement of a crime: criminal capacity. It is a precondition of criminal liability that the defendant is a person with sufficient ... More
Criminal Law

Criminal Law (4th edn)  

Claire de Than and Russell Heaton

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191764219
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10.1093/he/9780199657209.001.0001
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9780199657209
Criminal Law introduces the principles of criminal law through a fresh and stimulating approach. The book allows the reader to develop a full appreciation of the fundamentals ... More
1. General Introduction

1. General Introduction  

Mark Lunney, Donal Nolan, and Ken Oliphant

in Tort Law: Text and Materials (6th edn)

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Sep 2017
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Oct 2017
eISBN: 
9780191807541
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198745525.003.0001
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9780198745525
This chapter first discusses the historical development of tort law, covering the origins of tort law; the forms of action; the development of fault-based liability; eighteenth-century ... More
3. Mens rea

3. Mens rea  

Jonathan Herring

in Criminal Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (6th edn)

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Aug 2018
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Oct 2018
eISBN: 
9780191853067
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198815150.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198815150
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are ... More
3. The elements of a crime: mens rea

3. The elements of a crime: mens rea  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Criminal Law (15th edn)

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Jun 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191862854
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198807094.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198807094
This chapter examines the mens rea or mental fault of the accused. Because an actus reus is treated in law as a bad thing, an intention to cause it is, in law, a bad intention, a guilty ... More

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