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BSLW 1021
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Greene

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CH 9 09/05/2013 Crime­> is offense to public or public duty Tort▯ is an offense to private/private duty Any type of offense w/o breech in contract Assault is threat to do harm Battery is a non consensual touching Intentional torts are crimes but you can also sue the person. False imprisonment When one person acts so outrageous then no one could respond well to it ▯ very difficult to approve. You  have to prove intent Most common type of tort: negligence ▯ you don’t need intent.  You don’t have to intend to harm anyone to  harm someone.  You have to prove there is a civil duty, it was breeched and there was damaged. (ex lost earnings) Was the robbery foreseeable.  If the bank knew it was likely that people could be held up at the ATM. Foresee­ability goes with the duty.  But to what extent does is the business responsible to prevent and not be negligent.  Reasonable person standard▯ all have a duty to act as a reasonable person would under the  circumstances.  How do we know what acting reasonably is? The jury decides Malpractice When a professional fails to act as a reasonable professional under the circumstances. State v Muffy ▯ Prosecution v De
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