Blaw Notes - BlawNotes Monday, September26Chapter6 A.General

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Blaw Notes Monday,       September 26      -- Chapter 6 A.  General Protects legally recognized interests in person, reputation, property, etc. --  created by statute, common law decisions (precedents) (stare decisis) Compare with contract/criminal law Meaning of intent We take our victims as we find them -- "egg shell psyche"  (Their are people that are hypersensitive)  Duty, foreseeability, reasonable man standard Texas Tort Claims Act  - File any law suit which tells you If you can or not to sue Immunity Waiver/release        -Agreement between two parties Elements -- Burden of proof B. Defamation Libel v. slander Libel- written Slander- spoken Communication - Asset to track targets that our the victims that stated their  opinions Truth as a defense Fact v. opinion -- reasonable listener/reader              Opinion- cannot be defamatory  Public figure -- actual malice standard
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      - Can win defamation still Job references Cyberspace -- Communications Decency Act (1996) - Website where anybody can state their opinions (Not right) C. Assault and Battery           Battery- Intent of the particular case that occur            Assault- made someone fearful and threat D. Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress "Gap-filler" tort in Texas Debt collection
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