Assignment #10

Assignment #10 - agent to commit a crime, there is no...

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Juan Pesantez BusLaw Thur @6:30 Assignment #10 Question 16 ISSUE Whether Tripoli committed the sexual assault within the scope of his employment? RULE If an agent commits a tort that injures a third party, the agent Tripoli is personally liable for his actions. If an agent commits a crime, clearly the agent is liable for the crime. If the agent commits the crime in the scope of employment for a principal without the authorization of the principal, the principal is not liable for the agent’s crime. If the principal in this case the hospital was unaware of or had no intent for the
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Unformatted text preview: agent to commit a crime, there is no rationale for the principals criminal liability. Analysis The Supreme Court decides that Tripoli did not commit sexual assault within the scope of the hospital, because the hospital never authorized to do such crime, and was also not aware of this crime. For which the hospital is not liable of this crime, only the agent Tripoli is directly liable for sexual assault. Conclusion No, the agent Tripoli did not commit sexual assault within the scope of the hospital. The principal, the hospital is not liable for the sexual assault....
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