Torts - Defamation – communication that causes...

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Torts – how the law deals with harm 1. Compensate for injury 2. Allocate risk 3. Modify behavior Negligent - reckless intentional Battery – purposeful touching of person without consent 1. Defendant act was voluntary 2. Intended to harm/offensively touched 3. Would have offended a reasonable persons sense of dignity
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Unformatted text preview: Defamation – communication that causes unwarranted harm to anothers reputation 1. Derogatory statement 2. communication 3. Harm 4. affirmathive defense – thruth False Imprisonment – wrongful restraint of anothers mobility-no specific length of time required -Wrongful-Restraint-Mobility...
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