Book Description: Tort Law: Responsibility and Redress is an accessible, sophisticated casebook that provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the historical and contemporary development of the law. Drawing upon classic and current case law, followed by illuminating notes, it clarifies key tort concepts such as duty, breach, proximate cause and intent in a way that students find clear and relevant. The Third Edition has been updated to expand treatment of the Third Torts Restatement and emerging case law pertaining to emotional distress, products liability, comparative tort law and the Alien Tort Statute. A set of PowerPoint slides on core cases and topics has been added to provide additional support to instructors. Hallmark features: Incredibly versatile, this text has been successfully adopted at a wide range of schools and can be taught from any intellectual or political perspective. Presenting tort law as a complex but coherent whole, giving students a clear sense of what tort law is and what it does. Grounded and pluralistic treatment recognizes the richness and diversity of the legal rules and concepts that make tort law what it is. Comprehensive case mix presents current and classic cases , exposing students to diverse decisions from jurisdictions around the country, from lower courts to state high courts. Progresses from negligence to intentional torts to products liability while permitting the professor to focus on an array of contemporary issues. Extraordinarily clear introductory text and notes after cases are routinely cited by students as highly accessible, illuminating and relevant. Thoroughly updated, the revised Seventh Edition includes: Expanded treatment of the Third Torts Restatement, and emerging case law pertaining to emotional distress, products liability, preemption, comparative tort law and the Alien Tort Statute. Streamlined coverage of subjects including causation and products liability permits quick presentation or in-depth exploration. Reorganized Intentional Torts Chapter. New PowerPoint slides on core cases and topics.