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Comp.by:AmoudhaStage:ProofChapterNo.:6TitleName:DYSONDate:25/4/14Time:10:11:03PageNumber:1466Torts,crimesandvindication:whosewrongisit?r.a.duffMyconcerninthischapteriswiththeimplicationsofdifferentconceptionsoftortlawforourunderstandingoftherelationshipbetweentortlawandcriminallaw.Iconsiderthreeconceptionsoftortlaw(twoquitebriefly,athirdinmoredetail);showhowthethirdofthemraisesquestionsabouttherelationshipbetweentortlawandcriminallaw;discusssomewaysinwhichwemightthenblurthedistinctionbetweenthetwokindsoflaw;andtrytoidentifywhatmustremainasthecoreofcriminallaw.1.Cost-allocation,civilrecourseandvindicationA.AllocatingthecostofharmIftortlawwasasLordBinghamportrayeditinWatkinsv.SecretaryofStatefortheHomeDepartment,itwouldbearelativelysimplemattertodistinguishtherespectiveaimsandproperscopeoftortlawandofcriminallaw.The‘primaryroleofthelawoftort’,hesaid,‘istoprovidemonetarycompensationforthosewhohavesufferedmaterialdamageratherthantovindicatetherightsofthosewhohavenot’.1Soaprisonerwhowantedto...