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Strict liability in tort (for money damages in a lawsuit) is generally imposed when there are good reasons for someone to be responsible notwithstanding a lack of personal fault (and sometimes there are "back door" fault aspects). Some of the common categories in the U.S. are: Strict liability of an employer or principal for acts of an employee or ...


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Here is an example from Tort law: Every motorist has a legal duty to drive carefully. If you do not drive carefully you have breached your legal duty. But you will only be liable to pay damages if you have caused loss (i.e. if you have caused an accident). Here is an example in Contract law: If you breach a contract (i.e. fail to do what the contract says ...


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An example of strict liability in the criminal law (in England) is driving through a red traffic light. The prosecutor does not have to prove intention, just the fact. Generally there are two justifications for strict liability in criminal law: If it is virtually impossible to prove intention (so if intention had to be proved the law would be ineffective). ...


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If the pursuit is unlawful (which it almost always is except for police) and the pursued suffers harm in fleeing from the pursuer, then the pursuer is responsible both criminally and civilly. Being pursued would put a person in fear of harm: that’s the criteria for assault so the act of pursuing someone without lawful cause is a crime. Self-defence ceases to ...


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There is a distinction between keeping a security deposit and suing a person for damages. In the Residential Landlord-Tenant Act, §280, the damage deposit must be returned within 21 days, and "the landlord shall give a full and specific statement of the basis for retaining any of the deposit together with the payment of any refund due the tenant under ...


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With that much potentially at stake, you might want to discuss this with a lawyer. many lawyers will do an initial consultation for free or a low charge. However, you could simply write a letter saying that you do not agree that you owe the money and that you dispute the charge. You may give any reasons why you think you are not liable. It might be a good ...


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If a Motion for Class Certification is denied by the court, does the case continue? YES Unless there is some other reason why not. CLASS CERTIFICATION PROCEDURES ARE GOVERNED BY Rule 23(c)(1)(A) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (Rule 23): “At an early practicable time after a person sues or is sued as a class representative, the court must determine ...


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First of all, "plagiarism" is more of an academic than a legal term. It means using another's work without proper credit, and particularly in a way that falsely makes it appear to be ones own work. This is severely criticized in academic and journalistic circles, and may result i a person losing a job or being expelled from a degree program, but it ...


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They don't. Plagiarism is not a concept of law. Courts decide if one song is copyright infringement on another. Or rather, they employ a finder of facts, aka a petit jury, that listens to witnesses and experts of both sides giving testimony and showing evidence. Then it decides upon if it is or isn't. In the case of a bench trial, there is no jury and ...


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A Cannot Compel B to Refinance A cannot force B to refinance at all any more than he could force her to return a gift of money that he made while they were together. Hr can probably insist that his name be removed from the title so that he is not liable for any accidents or violations tht occur as she is driving the car. But he will remain on the loan until ...


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Probably not SB8 section 171.209 which creates the "undue burden" defense, sharply limits it. It is available only when the United States Supreme Court holds that the courts of this state must confer standing on that defendant to assert the third-party rights of women seeking an abortion (section 209 (a)(1)) or the defendant has standing to ...


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No Those things do not constitute "aiding or abetting", nor does the Texas law define them as such. The Actual law Sec. 171.208 of the law known as Texas SB 8 reads in relevant part: (a) Any person, other than an officer or employee of a state or local governmental entity in this state, may bring a civil action against any person who: (a) (1) ...


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A car's registration and its title are separate documents. What matters here is the one that indicates who owns the car. That's the title. In slang, the term "pink slip" refers to the the title (and to other things in other contexts). Most states allow a car to be titled to two or more owners and, when it is collateral for a loan, a lienholder. ...


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