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First step of any torts question

Determine the tort tested

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Intentional Torts (7)

1) battery
2) Assault
3) False imprisonment
4) IIED
5) Trespass to land
6) Trespass to chattels
7) conversion

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Harm to economic and dignitary interests (4)

8) Defamation
9) invasion of right to privacy
10) misrepresentation
11) Interference with business relations

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Other torts

12) Negligence
13) Strict Liability
14) Nuisance

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Step 2: Determine Bar exam testing area

2 bar exam testing areas

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Testing area 1: Tort liability

Basic task: to determine w/e D is liable to P for any given tort

First question: Can P establish a prima facie case?
Second Question: can D establish any affirmative defenses?

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Intentional torts to person

1) battery
2) assault
3) false imprisonment
4) IIED

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Intentional torts to property

5) trespass to land
6) trespass to chattels
7) conversion

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How to establish primia facie case

1) volitional movement!
2) Intent
3) causation

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subparts for intent

1) substantial certainty
2) incapacitated D
3) transferred intent

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Can incapacitated D commit intentional tort?

YES. EVERYONE is liable for intentional torts

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transferred intent

intent can be transferred from
1) person to person and
2) tort to tort
(a) battery.
(b) assault
(c) false imprisonment
(d) trespass to land
(e) trespass to chattels

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supersentative P

P's supersentativities are IRRELEVANT
- Treat P as an "average person"

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X/C to supersensitive P?

If D KNEW of them.

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Favorite exam-red hearing: an intentional tort question where an alternative uses negligence language
(ex: d is liable for battery b/c she did not use reasonable care"

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