Hepple and Matthews' Tort Law
Cases and Materials (Seventh Edition)
This seventh edition of the classic casebook on tort law retains the features that have made it such a popular and respected text. Taking a broadly contextual approach, it addresses all the main topics in tort law and provides extensive commentary, questions and notes supplementing the selection of cases and statutes which form the core of the book.
Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms
In this illustrated study, the authors explore the evolving relationship between courts and democracy through the iconography of Justice, in both the figure of a blindfolded woman holding scales and a sword and the architecture of courthouses, from antiquity to the present. The book discusses how democracy has changed processes of adjudication; the emergence of rights to equal justice; and how the move from public to private arbitration and mediation poses a problem for democracies.
Tort Law Textbook
An introduction for students to the essential principles of tort law ¹ the body of law that addresses and provides remedies for civil wrongs not arising out of contractual obligations ¹ utilizing case studies to illustrate key points and providing chapter objectives and summaries, and self-assessment exercises.
Oxford Dictionary of Law
An authoritative source of jargon-free information, this bestselling dictionary contains over 4,200 entries explaining the major terms, concepts, processes and organization of the English legal system. The A-Z also contains in-depth entries on key topics such as the appeals system, bankruptcy law and the Terrorism Acts, and a writing and citation guide to help with legal essays and reports.
Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century
The 18th century lawyer, writer and politician William Blackstone was one of the most important and influential figures of his age, and the impact of his ideas on English law is still felt today. Yet his name is little known outside legal circles. Drawing on Blackstone's scattered archives, this absorbing and meticulously researched biography explores his upbringing, private life and public career to paint a vivid picture of a brilliant man of letters, Enlightenment activist and early champion of human rights.