The rules and theory of the law of tort

The following topic forms part of AS Unit 2: The Law of Tort

2.1 The rules and theory of the law of tort 

 

  • Origins of the law of tort; categories of tort; theories in the law of tort. Concept of fault versus strict liability
  • Economic justification of tort; corrective justice
  • Retributive justice
  • Criticisms of the tort system 
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Tort

 

Contributory Negligence

 

Tortfeasor

 

Units and Topics

The following units are part of the WJEC GCE AS and A level in Law from 2017 course

AS Unit 1 The Nature of Law and the Welsh and English Legal Systems

AS Unit 2 The Law of Tort

A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law

View the A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law unit in more detail.

A Level Units: Unit 4 Substantive Law Perspectives