Tort Law Collection Update

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Whether it was a five year old pulling out your chair, or a snail in your ginger beer, it’s good to know where the law stands when you’ve been wronged. The library has a thorough collection of texts on Tort law available, including two recently updated titles.

Newest Additions

Canadian Tort Law — 12th ed. by Allen M. Linden, Bruce Feldthusen, Margaret Isabel Hall, Erik S. Knutsen, Hilary A. N. Young

“The twelfth edition of the leading treatise on tort law in Canada continues the standard of excellence achieved by each previous edition and answers questions for all professionals in this field.”

Remedies in Tort. by Lewis Klar, Linda Rainaldi, Earl Cherniak, and Peter Kryworuk [looseleaf]

“Remedies in Tort is the only Canadian publication that summarizes tort law completely and in a readily accessible manner. This five-volume work has a total of 28 chapters that are constantly updated with the most recent guidelines and court decisions.”

Main Collection

Browse our catalog for even more titles on Torts, or take a look at some of the popular titles currently in our print collection.

Online titles

The Law of Torts. 6th ed. by Philip Osborne, Toronto: Irwin Law, 2020. Available on vLex

“An indispensable resource for practitioners, judges, and students seeking a concise and accessible introduction to the principles of tort law in Canada, as well as the social policies underlying the law and current trends in judicial decision making. The book reviews the foundations, characteristics, and objectives of tort law with specific discussions of negligence, intentional torts, strict liability, vicarious liability, nuisance, and defamation.”

Newsletters and Current Awareness

LexisNexis® Tort Law Netletter(TM) – an electronic current awareness service covering recent judicial developments in tort law, including property torts, torts affecting the person (including defamation), torts by and against the Crown, passing off, and negligence, including professional negligence by medical, legal and other professionals.
Email the library (library@lawsociety.mb.ca) to subscribe.

For even more resources visit the Library Resources section of the Member’s Portal and see what HeinOnline has to offer. They offer both recent articles in their Law Journal Library, as well as historical and rare titles in their Legal Classics Database.

Please note: The library will be closing early on Friday, March 1 at 11:00am for a special event.