Tort Law Text and Materials by Mark Lunney and Ken Oliphant


  • W R Atkin



This article is a book review of Mark Lunney and Ken Oliphant, Tort Law Text and Materials Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000, 819 + lix pages (Reg Retail NZ$95). Lunney and Oliphant's book is a book of materials and cases of English tort law developments, although the authors have both done research in New Zealand as well. Atkin reviews the tort law developments in England covered in the book and then compares it to that of New Zealand, including the torts of invasion of privacy and negligence. Atkin commends the book for its innovative writing and style. The frequent pattern of the book is to include critique and commentary after the relevant case law, which Atkin states are memorable and of high quality. 


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Atkin, W. R. (2001). Tort Law Text and Materials by Mark Lunney and Ken Oliphant. Victoria University of Wellington Law Review, 32(2), 599–602.