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Author Vandall, Frank J.

Title A history of civil litigation : political and economic perspectives / Frank J. Vandall.

Published Oxford [U.K.] ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.


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Physical description xix, 241 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The development of civil liability 1466-1916 -- The dissatisfaction with negligence : policies supporting strict liability 1916-1980 -- The core issue in strict liability : an appropriate test for defect -- Legal reform emanates from the corporate boardroom, 1980-present -- Corporations write the law -- The application of concepts to contemporary examples.
Subject Liability (Law) -- United States -- History.
Strict liability -- United States -- History.
Products liability -- United States -- History.
Corporate power -- United States.
Legislation -- United States.
ISBN 9780195391916 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0195391918 (hbk. : alk. paper)