James Goudkamp, ‘From strict liability to fault liability in the law of torts’

“The concepts of strict liability and fault liability have long dominated debates regarding the law of torts and continue to do so. Anthony Gray’s engaging monograph, The Evolution from Strict Liability to Fault in the Law of Torts is, however, the first book-length treatment of the two forms of responsibility. Its ultimate purpose, as is clear from its title, is to trace the transition of the law of torts from a system that imposed strict liability to one that demands proof of fault. Gray argues that the process should continue. Residual pockets of strict liability should, he contends, be absorbed by the tort of negligence …”

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James Goudkamp, ‘From strict liability to fault liability in the law of torts’ (2022) 38 Professional Negligence (2) 112-126.

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