Description - Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law by Simon Deakin
Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law is an authoritative, analytical, and well-established textbook, reaching its sixth edition in the space of twenty years. It provides a general overview of the law and full discussion of the academic debates on all major topics, highlighting the relationship between the common law, legislation, and judicial policy as well as the new European influences emanating from Luxembourg and Strasbourg. In addition, the authors provide a variety of comparative and economic perspectives on the law of tort and its likely development, always placing the subject in its socio-economic context thus giving students a deeper and richer understanding of tort law. Written by leading authorities on tort law, this detailed book offers teachers a wide range of topics to cover in their teaching while offering students a text which is both descriptive and reflective of this branch of law. A bibliography and rich footnotes provide interested readers with further references.
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Author Biography - Simon Deakin
Professor Simon Deakin is Robert Monks Professor of Corporate Governance and a Fellow of Peterhouse at the University of Cambridge. Mr Angus Johnston is Tutor and Director of Studies in Law, Trinity Hall, Cambridge; and Newton Trust Affiliated Lecturer in Law, University of Cambridge. Professor Sir Basil Markesinis QC is Professor of Common and Civil Law at University College London, and Jamail Regents Chair of Law, University of Texas.