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Understanding Torts, Sixth Edition

by John L. Diamond, Lawrence C. Levine, Anita Bernstein

2018, 406 pp, paper, ISBN 978-1-5310-0975-5


Understanding Torts

Fifth Edition

by John L. Diamond, Lawrence C. Levine, Anita Bernstein

Tags: Law School Study Aids, Lawyering Skills/Study Aids, Torts, Understanding Series

Table of Contents (PDF)

428 pp  $49.00

ISBN 978-0-76987-234-6
eISBN 978-0-63271-947-1

This Understanding treatise is the perfect complement to first-year tort courses and is suitable for use with any tort casebook. Concise and authoritative, Understanding Torts features:

  • Comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of intentional torts, privileges, negligence, cause-in-fact, proximate cause, defenses, joint and several liability, damages, strict liability, products liability, economic torts, malicious prosecution, abuse of process, defamation and invasion of privacy.
  • Judicious use of footnotes to provide full, but not overwhelming, primary and secondary support for textual propositions.
  • Clear organization and writing to enhance understanding of basic concepts and major cases covered in a torts course.
  • In-depth analysis of topics that generate the greatest confusion and controversy.