Midterm #1 Review Guide

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Midterm #1 Review Guide Legal Adversary Method o Our method of law in which we have champions who fight for our cases. Defendant vs. prosecutor style of law. Inquisitional Method o An independent court does its own investigation and then makes a decision based on their findings. No representation of the parties to the case. Tort o A wrongdoing which may be the basis for legal civil lawsuit. Negligence o Failure to exercise the appropriate amount of care in a situation, typically resulting in unintentional harm to another. Battery o Any unwanted bodily contact Respondeat Superior o The master is legally responsible for the actions of his/her servant o This was under consideration in the case of Priestly v. Fowler, but the court eventually ruled in favor of the master by using a weak reductio argument. “Fellow Servant Rule” o Servants are responsible for damages to each other Cause of Action o A set of facts sufficient to justify a right to sue. Demurrer
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