Essentials of Torts

Criminal Justice

Quiz 2 :

Foreseeability in Tort Law

Quiz 2 :

Foreseeability in Tort Law

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An objective standard exists when something is measured by what a particular person actually knew, felt, or did.
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MATCHING -measured solely by an individual
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When you ask whether someone should have known something, you are applying a/an ________ standard.
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objective

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What do we mean when we say something is foreseeable?
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MATCHING -the extent to which something can be anticipated
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MATCHING -measured by comparison
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MATCHING -one of the alternative ways to establish intent
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MATCHING -the desire to bring something about
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MATCHING -know beforehand
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The reasonable person test is an objective standard.
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What are the two tests for intent?
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MATCHING -ordinary, prudent
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Which factors are not used in an assessment of the foreseeability of an event?
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The spectrum of foreseeability
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Name eight categories of inquiry that can be used to assess the foreseeability of something.
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You determine whether something was foreseeable from hindsight-by examining all of the facts after they have occurred.
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When you ask whether someone actually knew something, you are applying a/an ________ standard.
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