Год издания: 2003
Количество страниц: 200
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Book DescriptionRoad rage threatens mental health and physical safety. People use cell phones in public places with blithe indifference for the tranquillity of others. Smokers, while fewer in numbers, still have a defiant look about them when they light up outside office buildings and are not especially careful where they blow their smoke. In these and similar incidents involving a lack of common courtesy or respect, individuals often turn to the legal system to resolve personal disputes. But is the law the best vehicle for enforcing good manners or behavior? George W. Jarecke and Nancy K. Plant explore this question by describing in rich detail a broad range of cases?some shocking, others amusing?that illustrate how intentional acts ofincivility have been punished by the nation's laws and litigated in the courts. Writing in accessible, engaging prose for the general reader, the authors focus on different legal actions that fall under tort law: battery and assault,...