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Prince's Briefcase: Ranson v. Kitner (Hicks Torts)

Hicks Torts: Intentional Torts–“Mistake”

Here is a case from Torts class which explains the concept of a “Mistake” as an intentional tort. And in this case, mistaking a dog for a wolf is enough to be liable for an intentional killing. 213 more words

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Don Carlos Sues Twin Peaks Over Bike Melee In Waco

There is an interesting lawsuit coming out of Waco, Texas in the aftermath of shootings between motorcycle gangs at the Twin Peaks restaurant where nine people were killed and 18 wounded Sunday. 443 more words

Criminal Law

Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd v The Miller Steamship Co Pty (The Wagon Mound No 2) [1966] UKPC 1 | 25 May 1966

ON THIS DAY in 1966, the Privy Council delivered Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd v The Miller Steamship Co Pty (The Wagon Mound No 2)  UKPC 1 (25 May 1966). 56 more words

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Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd v The Miller Steamship Co Pty (The Wagon Mound No 2) [1966] UKPC 1 | 25 May 1996

ON 25 MAY 1966, the Privy Council delivered Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd v The Miller Steamship Co Pty (The Wagon Mound No 2)  UKPC 1 (25 May 1966). 59 more words

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Prince's Briefcase: Spivey v. Battaglia (Hicks Torts)

Hicks Torts: Intentional Torts

Here is a case from my Torts class which explains the concept of an intentional tort or an offensive and harmful contact against an individual.  457 more words

Suffolk Law School

Wisconsin Court Analyzes Temporal Limit on Bystander Claims

In Seamonson v. Nazareth Health & Rehab. Center, plaintiffs sought review of a circuit court order granting summary judgment against them as to their claim for negligent infliction of emotional dismiss – a/k/a their “bystander” claim.  286 more words

Litigation

University of Virginia Associate Dean Sues Rolling Stone Magazine Over Rape Story

We have been following the ongoing controversy involving Sabrina Rubin Erdely, the investigative journalist who wrote a feature story for Rolling Stone on an alleged sexual assault on the campus in Charlottesville, Va. 983 more words

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