Book Review: Tort Law Defences by James Goudkamp (2013)

“This book is concerned with defences in tort law, and, in particular, with creating a taxonomy of defences in order to promote clearer thinking and more coherent legal development. It is an original and ambitious project. As James Goudkamp reminds us, no similar investigation has previously been undertaken, and the lack of earlier systematic analysis is compellingly demonstrated when Goudkamp comes to place his own proposals alongside other writers’ suggestions (in ch 7). The project is ambitious in two ways …” (more)

Paul Mitchell, Book Review, Tort Law Defences by James Goudkamp (2013), Hart Publishing, 270pp, ISBN 9781849462914. Sydney Law Review – Volume 36, Number 1, March 2014.

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