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A taxonomy of tort law defences

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Tort law provides for a large number of defences to liability. While the circumstances in which some of these defences apply have been explored in detail, scant attention has been given to the theoretical foundations of defences. In particular, no serious attempt has been made to explain how defences relate to each other. This thesis seeks to reduce this gap in our understanding of tort law by proposing a system by which defences may be organised. It is argued that tort defences should be arr...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
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SSD
Department:
Law
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Supervisor
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Role:
Supervisor
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Goudkamp, JLM
Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Local pid:
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Deposit date:
2009-02-10

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