PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP:Intentional Torts18.Hamburger Hamlets, Inc. is a chain of fast-food restaurants. Its major competitor is Sam'sSandwiches, Inc. Sam's Sandwiches' public relations vice president issued the following (false) statement, "We have documented proof that Hamburger Hamlets uses horse meat in its burgers." Which of the following statements is true?
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: Defamation19.In torts, kicking another person would be considered:
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: Torts20.Which of the following does notenjoy an absolute privilege to charges of defamation?a.members of Congress while speaking on the floorb.witnesses in a court hearingc.newspaper reporting witness testimony from a triald.All of the above carry absolute privileges.ANS:C
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: Defamation21.The shopkeeper's privilege applies: