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Torts


This collection considers issues involved in determining whether the law should require a person to compensate for harm intentionally or unintentionally caused. These problems arise in situations as diverse as automobile collisions, operations of nuclear facilities, and consumption of defective food products. Among other considerations, the course explores various resolutions in terms of their social, economic, and political implications.

 
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Military Law Review Volume 89

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: MILITARY LAW REVIEW (ISSN 00264040) EDITORIAL POLICY: The Military Law Review provides a forum for those interested in military law to share the products of their experience and research. Writings offered for publication should be of direct concern and import in this area of scholarship, and preference will be given to those writings having lasting value as reference material for the military lawyer.

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Military Law Review Volume 89

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: MILITARY LAW REVIEW (ISSN 00264040) EDITORIAL POLICY: The Military Law Review provides a forum for those interested in military law to share the products of their experience and research. Writings offered for publication should be of direct concern and import in this area of scholarship, and preference will be given to those writings having lasting value as reference material for the military lawyer.

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Military Law Review Volume 89

By: Percival D. Park

Legal Reference Publication

Excerpt: MILITARY LAW REVIEW (ISSN 00264040) EDITORIAL POLICY. The Military Law Review provides a forum for those interested in military law to share the products of their experience and research. Writings offered for publication should be of direct concern and import in this area of scholarship, and preference will be given to those writings having lasting value as reference material for the military lawyer. The Military Law Review does not purport to promulgate Departm...

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

It was unfcrtur.ate that the writer's arrival coincided with the absence t'rom Riyadh of the Director of Medical Store

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United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan Southern...

By: Melissa Goodman

PRELIMINARY STATEMENT: 1. This lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of a secret government program to intercept vast quantities of the international telephone and Internet communications of innocent Americans without court approval (hereinafter ?the Program?). The National Security Agency / Central Security Service (?NSA?) launched the Program in 2001 and the President of the United States ratified it in 2002. -- 2. Plaintiffs are a group of prominent journalists, sc...

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In Advance of Court Battle Over State Secrets, Experts Discuss the...

By: Tracy Zimmerman

Excerpt: Washington, D.C. - As a preview to the appellate argument in Sibel Edmonds’ case, secrecy and legal experts will hold a press briefing on Wednesday, April 20th to address the far-reaching impact of Edmonds’ case and the disturbing trend of excessive government secrecy aimed at avoiding accountability. Edmonds, a former Middle Eastern language specialist hired by the FBI shortly after 9/11, was fired in 2002 after repeatedly reporting serious security breaches an...

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Re: Information Quality Request Open to All: Title IX at Thirty, R...

By: Michael W. Moyer

Excerpt: Dear Mr. Graham; Pursuant to the Department of Education?s Information Quality Guidelines and the Data Quality Act, the College Sports Council and the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) request that the Department not disseminate the report completed today by the Secretary?s Commission on Opportunity in Athletics without first acknowledging and correcting the report?s statistical errors. By way of background, the Council is a growing coalition represe...

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Re: New Federal Contact Lens Law

By: Dr. David D'Alessandro

Government Reference Publication

I am a practicing 0.0. in Wayne, New Jersey, in a very high volume commercial practice, Sears Optical. As part of the lease agreement, I do not sell any contacts but just perform the examinations. I honestly don t mind where the patients buy the actual contacts, which is why I am writing this letter. I have had numerous discrepancies and incidents with 1- 800-CONTACTS, Coastal Contacts, and Vision Direct. I feel that there is a high risk of potential harm to the general ...

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Brigham and Women's Hospital

By: Graham A. Colditz

Government Reference Publication

On behalf of the Harvard Tobacco Control Working Group, I would like to express support of the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) continued publication of annual reports on advertising and promotion expenditures of the tobacco industry. We strongly believe the FTC should continue to collect data regarding cigarette, smokeless tobacco, and cigar industry expenditures and make these data available to the public. The FTC is currently the only reliable source of this type of d...

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Federal Rules Decisions October 8, 1997

Government Reference Publication

Consumer class actions serve an important function in our judicial system and can be a major force for economic justice. They often provide the only effective means for challenging wrongful business conduct, stopping that conduct, and obtaining recovery of damages caused to the individual consumers in the class. Frequently, many consumers are harmed by the same wrongful practice, yet individual actions are impracticable because the individual recovery would be insufficie...

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Wild Northern Scenes

By: S.H. Hammond

Introduction: There is a broad sweep of country lying between the St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain, which civilization with its improvements and its rush of progress has not yet invaded. It is mountainous, rocky, and for all agricultural purposes sterile and unproductive. It is covered with dense forests, and inhabited by the same wild things, save the red man alone, that were there thousands of years ago. It abounds in the most beautiful lakes that the sun or the stars e...

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Economic Report of the President

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: As 2004 begins, America’s economy is strong and getting stronger. Over the past several years, this Nation has faced major economic challenges resulting from the decline of the stock market beginning in early 2000, a recession that began shortly after, revelations about corporate governance scandals, slow growth among many of our major trading partners, terrorist attacks, and the war against terror, including in Afghanistan and Iraq. These challenges affected bu...

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Economic Report of the President

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: As 2004 begins, America’s economy is strong and getting stronger. Over the past several years, this Nation has faced major economic challenges resulting from the decline of the stock market beginning in early 2000, a recession that began shortly after, revelations about corporate governance scandals, slow growth among many of our major trading partners, terrorist attacks, and the war against terror, including in Afghanistan and Iraq. These challenges affected bu...

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Military Law Review

By: Department of Justice

Legal Reference Publication

Excerpt: MILITARY LAW REVIEW-VOLUME 136. The Military Law Review has been published quarterly at The Judge Advocate General's School, U.S. Army, Charlottesville, Virginia, since 1958. The Review provides a forum for those interested in military law to share the products of their experiences and research and is designed for use by military attorneys in connection with their official duties. Writings offered for publication should be of direct concern and import in this ar...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 375 - in ...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

INTRODUCTION Dans son allocution d'ouverture, le Dr Bernard a fait observer que cette rtunion se tenait B un moment oh l'OMS s'effor~ait de faire le point des succbs et des tchecs enregistrts dans I'exCcution du programme mondial d7Cradication du paludisme. Quand il s'agit d'une entreprise aussi vaste, l'existence d'un certain nombre d'obstacles doit &tre considtrte non pas comme une simple possibilitt mais comme un phtnomkne normal. L'inachbvement de la tlche doit incit...

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Popular Law Library, Putney : Volume 1

By: Putney, Albert H

Law -- United States

v. 1. Introduction to the study of law. Legal history.- v. 2. United States constitutional law. State constitutions. Statutory construction.- v.3. Contracts. Agency.- v.4. Torts. Damages. Domestic relations.- v. 5. Sales. Personal property. Bailments. Carriers. Patents. Copyrights.- v. 6. Real property. Abstracts. Mining law.- v. 7 Equity jurisprudence. Trusts. Equity pleading. v. 8 Partnership. Private corporations. Public corporations.- v.9 Bills and notes. Guaranty an...

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Popular Law Library, Putney : Volume 3

By: Putney, Albert H

Law -- United States

v. 1. Introduction to the study of law. Legal history.- v. 2. United States constitutional law. State constitutions. Statutory construction.- v.3. Contracts. Agency.- v.4. Torts. Damages. Domestic relations.- v. 5. Sales. Personal property. Bailments. Carriers. Patents. Copyrights.- v. 6. Real property. Abstracts. Mining law.- v. 7 Equity jurisprudence. Trusts. Equity pleading. v. 8 Partnership. Private corporations. Public corporations.- v.9 Bills and notes. Guaranty an...

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Popular Law Library, Putney : Volume 4

By: Putney, Albert H

Law -- United States

v. 1. Introduction to the study of law. Legal history.- v. 2. United States constitutional law. State constitutions. Statutory construction.- v.3. Contracts. Agency.- v.4. Torts. Damages. Domestic relations.- v. 5. Sales. Personal property. Bailments. Carriers. Patents. Copyrights.- v. 6. Real property. Abstracts. Mining law.- v. 7 Equity jurisprudence. Trusts. Equity pleading. v. 8 Partnership. Private corporations. Public corporations.- v.9 Bills and notes. Guaranty an...

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Popular Law Library, Putney : Volume 5

By: Putney, Albert H

Law -- United States

v. 1. Introduction to the study of law. Legal history.- v. 2. United States constitutional law. State constitutions. Statutory construction.- v.3. Contracts. Agency.- v.4. Torts. Damages. Domestic relations.- v. 5. Sales. Personal property. Bailments. Carriers. Patents. Copyrights.- v. 6. Real property. Abstracts. Mining law.- v. 7 Equity jurisprudence. Trusts. Equity pleading. v. 8 Partnership. Private corporations. Public corporations.- v.9 Bills and notes. Guaranty an...

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Popular Law Library, Putney : Volume 6

By: Putney, Albert H

Law -- United States

v. 1. Introduction to the study of law. Legal history.- v. 2. United States constitutional law. State constitutions. Statutory construction.- v.3. Contracts. Agency.- v.4. Torts. Damages. Domestic relations.- v. 5. Sales. Personal property. Bailments. Carriers. Patents. Copyrights.- v. 6. Real property. Abstracts. Mining law.- v. 7 Equity jurisprudence. Trusts. Equity pleading. v. 8 Partnership. Private corporations. Public corporations.- v.9 Bills and notes. Guaranty an...

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