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Glannon Guide to Torts: Learning Torts Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis, Third Edition

Richard L. Hasen

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    The Glannon Guide to Torts: Learning Torts Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis, Third Edition is a powerful combination of well-written explanations, multiple-choice questions, analyses, and exam-taking tips. The text prepares you to take any type of exam that might be offered in a torts course. Honing your understanding of concepts and your ability to apply the rules, Richard L. Hasen presents a thoughtful review of course content—and, in the process, shows you how to effectively analyze and answer exam questions.

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    Page Count 464
    Published 11/23/2015
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    Acknowledgments 

    1. A Very Short Introduction  
    2. Torts Basics: The Prima Facie Case and Af?rmative Defenses 
    Part I. Intentional Torts  
    3. Physical Invasions: (Harmful) Battery, Purposeful In?iction of Bodily Harm, Trespass to Land, Trespass to Chattels, and Conversion 
    4. Emotional and Dignitary Torts: Assault, Offensive Battery, and False Imprisonment
    5. Af?rmative Defenses to Intentional Torts 
    6. Intentional Tort Frontiers: Intentional In?iction of Emotional Distress  
    Part II. Negligence  
    7. Introduction to Negligence: Corrective Justice, Ef?ciency, and the Choice Between Strict Liability and Negligence 
    8. Breach: The Reasonable Person Standard 
    9. More Ways of Proving Breach: Custom, Negligence Per Se, and Res Ipsa Loquitur 
    10. Af?rmative Defenses to Negligence: Contributory Negligence, Comparative Negligence, and Assumption of Risk  
    11. Basic Duty Rules: Foreseeable Plaintiffs, the Sports Cases, and Risk Creation  
    12. More Duty Rules: Special Relationships, Landowners, and
    Negligent In?iction of Emotional Distress 
    Part III. Causation 
    13. Actual Cause: “But for” Causation, Its Complications, and Exceptions
    14. Proximate Cause: Policy Limitations on the Scope of Liability  
    Part IV. Strict Liability Torts 
    15. From Traditional Strict Liability to Strict Liability for Abnormally Dangerous Activities 
    16. Nuisance
    17. Vicarious Liability
    Part V. Products Liability
    18. The Prima Facie Case for Products Liability Torts 
    19. Products Liability Torts Defenses, Including Preemption  
    Part VI. Damages 
    20. Compensatory Damages
    21. Mitigation, Offsetting Bene?ts, and Collateral Sources
    22. Joint and Several Liability
    23. Punitive Damages and Their Constitutional Limitations 
    24. Closing Closers  

    Table of Cases
    Table of Restatement Sections Cited  
    Table of Books and Articles Cited
    Index

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    Richard L. Hasen

    Professor Richard L. Hasen is Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California, Irvine. Hasen is a nationally recognized expert in election law and campaign finance regulation, and is co-author of a leading casebook on election law.

    From 2001-2010, he served (with Dan Lowenstein) as founding co-editor of the quarterly peer-reviewed publication, Election Law Journal. He is the author of more than 80 articles on election law issues, published in numerous journals including the Harvard Law Review, Stanford Law Review and Supreme Court Review. He was elected to The American Law Institute in 2009 and serves as an Adviser on ALI's ongoing law reform project, Principles of Election Law: Resolution of Election Disputes.

    Professor Hasen was named one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America by The National Law Journal in 2013.

    His op-eds and commentaries have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Politico, and Slate. Hasen also writes the often-quoted Election Law Blog. His newest book, Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections, will be published in January 2016 by Yale University Press.

    Professor Hasen holds a B.A. degree (with highest honors) from UC Berkeley, and a J.D., M.A., and Ph.D. (Political Science) from UCLA. After law school, Hasen clerked for the Honorable David R. Thompson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and then worked as a civil appellate lawyer at the Encino firm Horvitz and Levy.

    From 1994-1997, Hasen taught at the Chicago-Kent College of Law and from 1998-2011 he taught at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where he was named the William H. Hannon Distinguished Professor of Law in 2005. He joined the UC Irvine School of Law faculty in July 2011, and is a faculty member of the UC Irvine Center for the Study of Democracy.

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