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Absolute Liability: A journey from Strict Liability

Strict Liability and Absolute Liability The journey of the evolution of a legal principle cannot be better understood through the study of any other principle than of absolute liability principle. It starts from a case of causing private nuisance/harm to a person, arising in the 19th century England, where the court establishes a principle of ‘strict liability’ and… Read More »