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Torts Quiz

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Re: Torts Quiz
« Reply #70 on: December 08, 2004, 04:00:38 PM »
In a trespass to land case in TN must there be damage?

Yes.  Otherwise why would you ask that question?


In Tennessee, are you ever excused from helping a person in distress?

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Re: Torts Quiz
« Reply #71 on: December 08, 2004, 04:08:40 PM »
Most jurisdictions don't require damage. TN is in the minority on this one. Don't get smarty with me Mr. Gruber.  ;)
No, otherwise why would you ask that question? There is no duty to aid in TN unless there is a special relationship, you have begun giving aid or ?????????

In a trespass to land case in TN must there be damage?

Yes.  Otherwise why would you ask that question?


In Tennessee, are you ever excused from helping a person in distress?

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Re: Torts Quiz
« Reply #72 on: December 08, 2004, 04:09:40 PM »
What differentiates assault and battery?

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Re: Torts Quiz
« Reply #73 on: December 08, 2004, 04:11:04 PM »
What differentiates assault and battery?


The definitions.  too easy.

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Re: Torts Quiz
« Reply #74 on: December 08, 2004, 07:21:49 PM »
When is mistake a defense to an intentional tort?

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Re: Torts Quiz
« Reply #75 on: December 08, 2004, 07:24:18 PM »
When is mistake a defense to an intentional tort?

when it affects the ability to form intent.

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« Reply #76 on: December 08, 2004, 07:26:43 PM »
"Mistake is a defense only when it is made in connection with some other affirmative defense, but only if it is REASONABLE"
What are the other defenses to intentional torts?

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Re: Torts Quiz
« Reply #77 on: December 08, 2004, 07:30:47 PM »
self defense, defense of others, emergency

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Re: Torts Quiz
« Reply #78 on: December 08, 2004, 07:49:09 PM »
the obvious one, CONSENT.....
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Re: Torts Quiz
« Reply #79 on: December 08, 2004, 07:51:59 PM »
Oh, you wanted all of them.