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Robert W Bartels Bartels 1 Business Law 5 \ 3073 Mr. Richard Mednick Monday 18:00 hrs to 22:00 hrs BUS3201 Exam #2 Questions \ Intentional Torts: INTENTIONAL TORTS True-False--Circle T for true and F for false. T F 1. Assault requires harmful or offensive physical contact. T F 2. The actual malice the plaintiff must prove in some defamation cases requires that the defendant had feelings of ill- will or hatred toward the plaintiff. T F 3. Jill tells a group of people that Tom, an investment advisor steals from his clients. Tom sues Jill for slander. Tom must prove special damages in order to recover. T F 4. In intentional infliction of emotional distress cases, some courts require that the plaintiff’s emotional distress manifest itself in physical symptoms. T F 5. Because some intentional torts involve behavior which also is criminal, plaintiffs in civil intentional tort suits must prove all the elements of their claim beyond a reasonable doubt. T F 6. The general rule is that the plaintiff must have had knowledge of his confinement in order to recover for false imprisonment. T F 7. Most courts would class a defamatory radio broadcast as slander rather than libel, because it involves spoken words. T F 8. There can be liability for defamation if the defamatory statement is made to only one person other than the plaintiff. T F 9. Statements made in judicial proceedings are conditionally privileged against defamation liability. T F 10. P and D are adjoining landowners. The disgusting aroma from D's dog kennels drifts onto P'S land, bothering P but causing no harm to his land. P; wants to sue D. A nuisance suit is a better bet for P than a trespass-to- land; suit. T F 11. There cannot be conversion liability for the good- faith sale or purchase of stolen property. T F 12. Joe drives his SUV at 60 miles per hour through the state fairgrounds when they are crowded with people at the state fair. Joe doesn't really want to hit anybody and isn't substantially certain that he'll hit anybody, but he knows that there's a high risk that he will. If Joe hits someone, he did so recklessly.
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T F 13. Fictional or satirical accounts are never defamatory.
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