Innkeeper's Liability for Loss Suffered by Guests: Drake v Dow

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Drake v Dow is concerned with the issue of strict liability attributed to innkeepers for loss suffered by guests. The case also contains an entertaining foray into the historical development of the law of delict in Scotland and may therefore be of interest to legal historians.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-94
Number of pages5
JournalEdinburgh Law Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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  • Strict liability, nautae caupones stabularii, delict, Scots law.


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