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Obligations law: Torts

History of torts

The shelf mark Legal hist is a discrete collection on Floor 2.

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Tort law on the shelves

The law of tort is about providing compensation  - eg for personal injury (via torts of negligence, libel, clinical or medical negligence) and protection/compensation for damage to property (eg torts of nuisance, trespass)

As this is a taught subject, titles which are in greatest demand on Reading Lists will be in the Law Reserve Collection.  Such as these examples below:

The open shelf collection of books English law of torts are shelved on Floor 2 at following shelf marks:

N30 Torts
KN33 Liability
KN34 Parties, capacity
KN37 Remedies, damages
KN38-39 Particular torts eg KN38.8 Nuisance; KN39.E3 Economic torts

Please note. Texts relating to tort law in other common law jurisdictions are also shelved in this sequence: the shelf mark indicates the jurisdiction

  • A8 Australia
  • C1 Canada
  • C4 Channel Islands
  • G8 Guernsey
  • I5 Ireland
  • J2 Jersey
  • N4 New Zealand
  • N8 Northern Ireland
  • S3 Scotland. 
  • U4 United States of America

 

Examples of works on open shelf on Level 2

Ebooks on Tort Law

Holders of an Oxford SSO have access to the current edition of the following titles via Westlaw

Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence
Clerk & Lindsell on Torts 
Gatley on Libel and Slander 
Goff & Jones: The Law of Unjust Enrichment
McGregor on Damages