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  1. Probable cause
  2. Unknown hazards
  3. Privilege
  4. Negligence
  5. Sine qua non
  1. a in products liability, a claim that tort liability should be assigned to a producer for injuries suffered by a consumer due to a defect or hazard in a product that was not known by the producer at the time the product was made
  2. b the legal standard required to: obtain a search or arrest warrant; to make an arrest if a crime was committed before an officer of the law; and, to bind someone over for trial at a preliminary hearing on the charge(s).
  3. c in tort law, the ability to act contrary to another's legal right without that party having legal redress for the consequences of that act; usually raised as a defense
  4. d in order to prove a prima facie case one must prove there was a duty; breach of duty; the breach was the proximate cause of the damages. There must be actual damage
  5. e without which not; an indispensable thing; something on which something else relies upon

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. when the land in an area, usually a city, is divided into categories according to the kinds of structures that may be built, the purposes of the use of the land, and other regulations that may apply to different parcels of property
  2. A gives a life estate to B as measured by the life of C. When C dies the life estate ends.
  3. in tort, the encroachment on the right of a person to their solitude, the appropriation of a person's reputation for commercial purposes, or the public disclosure of facts that the person had a legal right to keep private
  4. juries are permitted to compare the levels of negligence to determine if Plaintiff was in any manner at fault for the injuries s/he sustained, and if so then reduce a verdict by the amount
  5. guilty act; the wrongful deed that constitutes the physical component of a crime; usually must be joined with mens rea to establish criminal liability

5 True/False questions

  1. Fee simple mineral rightsin property law, an absolute ownership interest in an estate (real property) without restrictions; the strongest form of property ownership


  2. Wire fraudfraud involving the use of electronic communications


  3. Proximate causein tort law, the action of the defendant that produces the plaintiff's injuries, without which the injury or damage in question would not have existed


  4. Police power (governmental control of private land use)4 elements


  5. Absolute privilegeprotects members of the press who publish "opinion" material about public officials, public figures, or persons of legitimate public interest


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