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The jurisprudence of Lord Hoffmann

The jurisprudence of Lord Hoffmann

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Justine Pila, Hoffmann, Léonard Hubert, Davies, Paul S.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2015. ©2015
  • Type: Book
  • Other titles: Jurisprudence of Lord Hoffmann :
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/the-jurisprudence-of-lord-hoffmann/ (Stable identifier)

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XXXVIII, 384 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The jurisprudence of Lord Hoffmann is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Hart Publishing
  • Responsable Person: edited by Paul S. Davies and Justine Pila.
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Copyright Date: 2015
  • Location: Oxford ; Portland, Oregon
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 6 editions
  • First edition Date: 2015
  • Last edition Date: 2015
  • General Notes: “Table of cases”: pages xvii-xxxiv.
    “Tables of legislation”: pages xxxv-xxxviii.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD354
  • Dewey Code: 340.092
  • ISBN: 9781849465915 1849465916
  • OCLC: 919241498

Main Contents

Foreword / Lord Sumption
Introductory remarks and the law of evidence / Colin Tapper
Responsibility for harm to others : a brief survey / Tony Honore?
But for Lord Hoffmann, how would the causal inquiry in negligence look? / Sarah Green
A long, hard look at Gray v Thames Trains Ltd / James Goudkamp
Lord Hoffmann and the economic torts / Roderick Bagshaw
Salvaging of the law of torts / Robert Stevens
Are human rights culturally determined? : a riposte to Lord Hoffmann / Sandra Fredman
Lord Hoffmann and public law : TV dinner or dining at the Savoy? / Alison L. Young
A trump card which sometimes wins : Lord Hoffmann, free speech and the media / Jacob Rowbottom
Lord Hoffmann and purposive interpretation in intellectual property law / Justine Pila
Lord Hoffmann and the law of employment : the notorious episode of Johnson v Unisys Ltd / Alan Bogg and Hugh Collins
The meaning of commercial contracts / Paul S. Davies
Tangling in the undergrowth / Francis Reynolds
Lord Hoffmann, tax law and principles / Judith Freedman
Retrospective mistakes of law / Frederick Wilmot-Smith
The jurisprudence of Lord Hoffmann in property law / Roger Smith
Proprietary estoppel : the importance of looking back / Ben McFarlane
Corporate attribution and the lessons of Meridian / Jennifer Payne.

Summary Note

“Tables of legislation”: pages xxxv-xxxviii.

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