Samuel Beswick, ‘Tort Law: Cases and Commentaries

The law of obligations concerns the legal rights and duties owed between people. Three primary categories make up the common law of obligations: tort, contract, and unjust enrichment. This coursebook provides an introduction to tort law: the law that recognises and responds to civil wrongdoing. The material is arranged in two parts. Part I comprises §§1-11 and addresses intentional and dignitary torts and the overarching theories and goals of tort law. Part II comprises §§12-25 and addresses no-fault compensation schemes, negligence, nuisance, strict liability, and tort law’s place within our broader legal systems …

Beswick, Samuel, Tort Law: Cases and Commentaries (May 17, 2022). 2nd edition, Ottawa: Canadian Legal Information Institute, 2022,

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