This Understandingtreatise is the perfect complement to first-year tort courses and is suitable for use with any tort casebook. Concise and authoritative, Understanding Torts features:
Comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of intentional torts, privileges, negligence, cause-in-fact, proximate cause, defenses, joint and several liability, damages, strict liability, products liability, economic torts, malicious prosecution, abuse of process, defamation, and invasion of privacy;
Judicious use of footnotes to provide full, but not overwhelming, primary and secondary support for textual propositions;
Clear organization and writing to enhance understanding of basic concepts and major cases covered in a torts course; and
In-depth analysis of topics that generate the greatest confusion and controversy.