Cases And Materials On Advanced Torts: Economic And Dignitary Torts - Business, Commercial And Intangible Harms (American Casebook Series)
- Publish Date: 2006-02-23
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Dan Dobbs;Ellen Bublick
This advanced torts casebook covers all the major business and dignitary torts, including defamation, privacy invasions, disparagement, bad-faith breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, conversion of economic values, interference with contract and economic opportunity, unfair competition, and others. It examines essential policy issues involving free speech, free competition, and the question of whether contract trumps tort in commercial transactions. It also includes material on developing law, such as Internet issues, strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPP) statutes and analogous free-speech issues, and the economic loss rule(s).