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Your quiz has been submitted successfully.estion 11 / 1 pointWhich of the following statements about torts is correct?Question options:A tortious act is always a criminal act.A criminal act is always a tortious act.A tortious act may also be a criminal act.All the above are correct.uestion 1 / 1 pointShortly after Brian started to work at Trevit, Inc., a co-worker, Lee, began asking him out. Brian said no. Nevertheless, Lee persisted. One day Lee touched Brian's crotch. Which statement is correct?Question options:Lee defamed Brian.Lee committed the tort of trespass.Lee committed the tort of interference with a prospective advantage.Lee committed the tort of battery.uestion 1 / 1 pointJim told his manager, Lana, that a co-worker, Diane, had been in prison for theft. Lana checked into the matter and, when she learned that Diane had served time in prison for theft, fired her.Question options:Jim is liable to Diane for defamation.
Jim is liable to Diane for defamation unless he can show a legitimate reason for having to tell Lana about Diane's prison history.Jim is liable to Diane for defamation only if she is a public figure.Jim is not liable to Diane for defamation.uestion 1 / 1 pointA national magazine published an article about a famous television star. The television personality is upset because the information contained in the story is not correct. If the actress sues the magazine:Question options:she will need to show that the magazine has a history of being 'reckless' with facts on a regular basis.she will need to show that the magazine either knew the story was false or acted with reckless disregard of the facts.she will need to show that the magazine failed to attempt to verify the story by trying to contact her or her agent before the story was printed.she will need to show that the magazine could have discovered that the story was false but failed to do so.uestion 1 / 1 pointTheft is to the criminal law as ____ is to the civil law.

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