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ANNOUNCEMENTS Will begin coverage of contract law next Wednesday Reading for Monday: Text at 136-156 Cases at 16-32 Reading for next Wednesday: Text, 158-171; 370-374 Is your cell phone silent?
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Intentional Torts Battery Assault False Imprisonment Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress Defamation Invasion of Privacy Misrepresentation
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Battery Elements: intent harm or offense Defenses: consent privilege
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Assault Elements: threat of force knowledge of threat fear is reasonable Defenses: consent privilege
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False Imprisonment Intentional confinement without consent or justification Defenses: Consent Privilege » Shopkeeper’s privilege See Vaugh v. Wal-Mart , Case 7-2, text at 127
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Emotional Distress Cause mental suffering by intentional outrageous conduct Hustler v. Falwell
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Defamation of Character Elements: defamatory statement publication injury to reputation
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course AEM 3200 taught by Professor Grossman,d. during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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