Unformatted text preview: The reason to hold the furniture was to instill fear, and if this is the train of thought, then the fear was of injury, and if the “insane” wished to use injury as a deterrent then it was a possibility and this is declaration of malice and knowledge of intent. Defense : Insane person, assailant Verdict : Judgment for the injured nurse entered. Law and Economics Notes :...
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- Fall '07
- Economics, Thought, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts