235 Exam 2 Spring 2014 Wfor Students 1
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235 Exam 2 Spring 2014

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

____ 1. Punitive damages are intended to punish a wrongdoer and deter others.

____ 2. Self-defense is a defense to an allegation of assault or battery.

____ 3. To commit an intentional tort, one person must intend to harm a certain other person.

____ 4. A party cannot recover damages for severe emotional distress absent a showing of physical injury.

____ 5. Defamation is one person's use of another's name without permission.

____ 6. The public disclosure of private facts about a person is not an invasion of privacy if it is done without the person's knowledge or consent.

____ 7. Fraud occurs only when there is reliance on a statement of opinion.

____ 8. If it can be shown that a trespass to land was warranted, a complete defense exists.

____ 9. If it can be shown that a trespass to personal property was warranted, a complete defense exists.

____ 10. A failure to return personal property is conversion even if the rightful owner consented to the initial taking.

____ 11. Publishing false information about another's product is conversion.

____ 12. If an actor's conduct creates no risk, there is no negligence.

____ 13. To determine whether a duty of care has been breached, a judge asks how he or she would have acted in the same circumstances.

____ 14. Proximate cause exists when the connection between an act and an injury is strong enough to justify imposing liability.

____ 15. An assumption of risk defense does not require that a risk be voluntarily assumed.

____ 16. The doctrine of negligence per se applies if an event causing harm does not normally occur in the absence of negligence.

____ 17. Under the "danger invites rescue" doctrine, a person who tries to rescue another individual from harm is liable for any injuries to the individual.

____ 18. The extreme risk of an activity is a primary basis for imposing strict liability.

____ 19. A criminal case must be

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