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Private Wrongs

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$54.50 • £43.95 • €49.00

ISBN 9780674659803

Publication Date: 04/05/2016


328 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction: Retrieving the Idea of a Private Wrong
  • 2. What You Already Have, Part 1: Your Body and Property
  • 3. Using What You Have: Misfeasance and Nonfeasance
  • 4. Wrongdoing for Which the Offender Must Pay: Negligence
  • 5. Use What Is Yours in a Way That Does Not Injure Your Neighbor: Strict Liability
  • 6. A Malicious Wrong in Its Strict Legal Sense: Motive and Intention in Tort Law
  • 7. What You Already Have, Part 2: Your Own Good Name
  • 8. Remedies, Part 1: As If It Had Never Happened
  • 9. Remedies, Part 2: Before a Court
  • 10. Conclusion: Horizontal and Vertical
  • Index

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