Unformatted text preview: the trial court looked at the wrong issue. The issue wasn’t whether or not the game was violent, but if the act itself was part of the game. It was a prohibited act ending after a play. There can be a battery Holding: Narrow: In football, if one player strikes another intentionally, using a prohibited move, forbidden by the rulebooks of the game, then they may have commited a tortious battery Broad: If an act is outside of a scope of a rough game like football, and the act would have consituted as a battery, then it may still be considered as a tortious action, and is not immune through the rough nature of the game. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences:...
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course TORTS 131 taught by Professor Keller during the Fall '11 term at Western State Colorado University .
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