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"This book originated in the fourth biennial Conference on the Law of Obligations, which was held at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in July 2008."--Pre.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : goals rights and obligations / Andrew Robertson The mutually constitutive nature of public and private law / Mayo Moran What's private about private law? / William Lucy The role of duty of care in a rights-based theory of negligence law / Stephen Perry The rights of private law / Stephen A. Smith The conflict of rights / Robert Stevens Causation and the goals of tort law / Donal Nolan Looking outward or looking inward? Obligations scholarship in the early 21st cnetury / Steve Hedley Treating like cases alike : principle and classification in private law / Charlie Webb Tort law, concepts and what really matters / Roderick Bagshaw Constraints on policy-based reasoning in private law / Andrew Robertson Negligent investigation : tort law as police ombudsman / Erika Chamberlain Deterrence in private law / Yock Lin Tan Justifying fiduciary allowances / Matthew Harding Gain-based remedies and the place of deterrence in the law of fiduciary obligations / Anthony Duggan The normative foundations of restitution for wrongs : justifying gain-based relief for nuisance / Craig Rotherham Just and unjust enrichments / Hanoch Dagan The rules of obligations / Emily Sherwin Storytelling in the law of unjust enrichment / Tang Hang Wu Demolishing the pyramid : the presence of basis and risk-taking in the law of unjust enrichment / Graham Virgo.