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Ignorance and unjust enrichment: The problem of title

Abstract:

There is an ongoing debate within the law of unjust enrichment whether the victim of a pickpocket has, in addition to a claim in tort against the thief, one in unjust enrichment. Those who argue that he does say that it follows a fortiori from the availability of claims in unjust enrichment for mistake. If the law gives a claim where the transferor's consent to the transfer was merely vitiated, as it does in cases of mistake, so too should it do so where he was ignorant, giving no consent wha...

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10.1093/ojls/gqn030

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Swadling, W More by this author
Journal:
Oxford Journal of Legal Studies
Volume:
28
Issue:
4
Pages:
627-658
Publication date:
2008
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-3820
ISSN:
0143-6503
URN:
uuid:acaab6d3-d126-4b28-b0a7-1c30b3d61ca7
Source identifiers:
479228
Local pid:
pubs:479228
Language:
English

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