At head of title on cover: Cases and materials
1 online resource (xxix, 281 pages).
9780314167590 (electronic book) 0314167595 (electronic book)
American casebook series. Global issues series (St. Paul, Minn.)
"This book is primarily intended for use as a supplement in domestic torts courses."--Preface, p. v.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Global torts: comparing the major legal systems Tort liability for verbal insults The alien tort statute and the Torture Victim Protection Act The Anti-Terrorism Act Liability of parents and children The Warsaw Convention Nonfeasance and the duty to rescue Medical malpractice: non-disclosure and informed consent Governmental liability Domestic tort claims against foreign nations: the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Liability for defective products Privacy Defamation Global tort litigation: a case study.