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CHAPTER 9—BUSINESS TORTSTRUE/FALSE1.A tort is a private wrong carrying criminal penalties.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: tort2.Slander is oral defamation.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: slander3.A false statement that impeaches someone's honesty is defamatory.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: defamation4.Non-public figures need not prove publication in their suits for defamation.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: defamation5.Only libel requires proof of publication.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: libel6.Public figures must prove malice to establish a case of defamation against a newspaper.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: defamation7.In most states, letters of reference are exempt from liability for defamation.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: libel8."Car dealers are crooked" is an example of actionable defamation.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: defamation9.Members of Congress enjoy an absolute privilege for their speech while on the floor.
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TOP: defamation10.The media have a qualified privilege in defamation cases.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: defamation11.Testimony in a court room is not privileged for purposes of defamation actions.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: privacy12.The tort of contract interference requires knowledge of an existing contract between two parties.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: interference13.Contract interference is remedied by a suit for breach of contract.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: interference14.Only twenty-seven states have qualified privilege statutes that protect those with a moral oblilgation to speak.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP:qualified privileges15.The tort of false imprisonment requires proof of some actual injury.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP:false imprisonment16.The shopkeeper's privilege is a defense to false imprisonment if the detentionis reasonable.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP:false imprisonment17.Malice is a required element in all defamation cases.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: defamation18.Newspapers have an absolute privilege with respect to defamation suits.
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19.The case involving Robert Gadams illustrates that there can be legal liability for the content of letters of recommendation.
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