Essentials of Torts

Criminal Justice

Quiz 8 :

Conversion and Trespass to Chattels

Quiz 8 :

Conversion and Trespass to Chattels

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MATCHING -the tort covering interference with property that is not serious enough to require payment of its full value
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The element of damages is the same for conversion and trespass to chattels.
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MATCHING -making physical contact with personal property but not exercising dominion over it
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A major difference between conversion and trespass to chattels is the extent of the defendant's interference with the plaintiff's chattel.
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Buying stolen property will protect the buyer if he or she is a bona fide purchaser.
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MATCHING -taking physical control of personal property but not exercising dominion over it
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Name the factors a court will consider in determining whether an interference with a chattel is serious enough to constitute conversion.
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MATCHING -one who buys property for value without notice of defects in the title of the seller
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The difference between negligent interference with property and conversion is that conversion is a/an ________ interference.
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Fred takes Greg's bike without permission.He returns the bike (in good condition) three weeks later.
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Name three torts that might be brought for wrongful interference with property.
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MATCHING -the tort that requires the wrongdoer to pay the full value of the property interfered with
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Another name for personal property is ________.
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MATCHING -property other than land or anything attached to land
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MATCHING -an unintentional act, omission, or error
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Which torts might be brought for wrongful interference with property?
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