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Hart studies in private law ; v. 9.
Addressing a series of doctrinal puzzles within the law of assault, defamation and breach of privacy, this book considers in what respects the Roman delict of iniuria overlaps with its modern counterparts in England, Scotland and South Africa... Source other than Library of Congress.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Iniuria and the common law / Eric Descheemaeker and Helen Scott Iniuria, Roman and English / David Ibbetson The actio iniuriarum in Scots law : romantic Romanism or tool for today? / Kenneth McKenzie Norrie Solatium and injury to feelings : Roman law, English law and modern tort theory / Eric Descheemaeker Dissimulation / Paul Mitchell Contumelia and the South African law of defamation / Helen Scott An infringement of the corpus as a form of iniuria : Roman and medieval reflections / Paul J. du Plessis The protection of corpus in modern and early modern Scots law / John Blackie The gist of defamation in South African law / Anton Fagan Retraction, apology and reply as responses to iniuriae / Jonathan Burchell Harassment : a wrong without a right? / François du Bois.