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Torts – Introduction
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Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 31 (1980): Torts – Introduction

1. A new approach. – Unlike most treatises of the conflict of laws, the present work has adopted a new approach to problems of torts by dividing the discussion on the choice of law into two separate chapters. The first concerns “enterprise liability”, the second deals with “intentional torts”. This division was chosen in the belief that future developments may move in the direction of treating these two categories as prototypes, al…

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Albert A. Ehrenzweig, “Torts – Introduction”, 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 08 December 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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