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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Davies, Julie A.
Global issues in tort law.
St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, c2008
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Julie A Davies; Paul T Hayden
|Description:||xxix, 281 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Global torts: comparing the major legal systems --
Tort liability for verbal insults --
The alien tort statute and the Torture Victim Protection Act --
The Anti-Terrorism Act --
Liability of parents and children --
The Warsaw Convention --
Nonfeasance and the duty to rescue --
Medical malpractice: non-disclosure and informed consent --
Governmental liability --
Domestic tort claims against foreign nations: the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act --
Liability for defective products --
Global tort litigation: a case study.
|Series Title:||American casebook series.; Global issues series (St. Paul, Minn.)|
|Other Titles:||Tort law
Cases and materials
|Responsibility:||by Julie A. Davies, Paul T. Hayden.|
Global Issues in Tort Law covers several facets of tort law as seen in global perspective: (1) the tort law of other countries, seen in comparison to US law; (2) domestic US statutes with an international tort law aspect (such as the Alien Tort Statute, the Anti-Terrorism Act and the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act); and (3) international tort ...
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