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The American IllnessEssays on the Rule of Law$
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F. H. Buckley

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780300175219

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300175219.001.0001

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A Tamer Tort Law

A Tamer Tort Law

The Canada-U.S. Divide

(p.229) A Tamer Tort Law
The American Illness

Michael Trebilcock

Paul-Erik Veel

Yale University Press

This chapter explores the Canadian tort system and how it differs from American tort law. The areas for comparison are amount of tort litigation, liability standards, quantum rules, and procedural rules. The chapter also suggests modest forms to lower the direct costs of the tort regime.

Keywords:   Canadian tort system, Canada, American tort law, tort law, tort litigation, liability standards, quantum rules, procedural rules

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