Courvoisier vs. Raymond - If Mr Courvoisier thought that a...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Econ 404 23:29:31 rmf34 Courvoisier vs. Raymond Judge(s): Court: Some Colorado Court (Location, Date): South Denver September 1896 Plaintiff : Case Summary : Mr. Courvoisier jewelry store owner, roused from bed, people trying to break in, they damaged his store, he fired shots in the air. Police officers heard and came to the scene, Courvoisier didn’t know that they were police officers, he didn’t have his glasses on at the time, the police officer approached and had his hand at his hip as if he were reaching for a gun. Courvoisier thought the officer to be just one of the rioters who was coming to hurt him or rob his store. His neighbors store had been robbed recently.
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: If Mr. Courvoisier thought that a rioter could have posed significant harm had the approaching man been a rioter and not a police officer, and had Courvoisier really not been able to tell that the approaching man as a police officer, then this would be excusable as it was truly a mistake, and the defendant (Mr. Courvoisier) would have been entitled to a judgement. Legal Definition of assault- the threat of violence caused by an immediate show of force, the act of actually hitting someone is legally termed battery . Defense : Mr. Courvoisier jewelry store owner. Verdict : Depends on the facts, need to be clarified. Law and Economics Notes :...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern