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Tort Theories and Tort Statutes

Abstract:

Although the legislature has made significant inroads into tort law, tort theorists have focused their attention overwhelmingly on the common law. Serious consideration has never been given to the challenges that statutory tort law poses for theories of tort law. In this article we begin to redress this omission by examining the implications of statutes for corrective justice and rights-based theories of tort law. Our central task is to determine whether these leading theories accurately expl...

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Published
Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Sweet and Maxwell
Journal:
Law Quarterly Review More from this journal
Volume:
131
Issue:
1
Pages:
133-159
Publication date:
2014-06-14
ISSN:
0023-933X
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Pubs id:
pubs:585555
UUID:
uuid:a7e6e032-4814-48c4-a07b-464e2565be98
Local pid:
info:fedora/pubs:585555
Source identifiers:
585555
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2016-09-06

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