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Vicarious liability of juristic persons

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This chapter advances two claims regarding vicarious liability. First, that every legal system must be capable of theoretically devising the idea of vicarious liability (as opposed to direct liability and responsibility). Second, that juristic persons and other artificial legal entities may be liable only vicariously for wrongs committed by other persons, who ultimately must be human beings. To cast new light on the concept of vicarious liability, this chapter analyses the changing relationsh...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Law
Subgroup:
Law Faculty
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6065-3730
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Publisher's website
Pages:
177-206
Host title:
Artificial Legal Entities: Essays on Legal Agency and Liability
Publication date:
2019-02-01
Pubs id:
pubs:987920
URN:
uri:16c50c22-7711-4336-b036-f228cd69969f
UUID:
uuid:16c50c22-7711-4336-b036-f228cd69969f
Local pid:
pubs:987920
ISBN:
978-80-7598-082-3
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