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I. The Traditional Problems
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Volume XI: Torts | Chapter 5 (1972): Liability for Damage Caused by Things

Completed in December 1970

Ferdinand F. Stone

A. Damage Caused by Animals

i. Introduction

37. Lord Simonds is reported to have said that the common law of torts has grown up historically in separate compartments and that beasts have travelled i…

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Ferdinand F. Stone, “I. The Traditional Problems”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 25 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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