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The INTENT element for Battery requires that the Defendant have either?
1. intentded a bodily contact

2. intended to cause an apprehension of such contact
Battery (Elements)?
CAHIL

Causation

Act

Harmful/offensive contact

Intent

Lack of Consent
Assault (Elements)?
1. ACT:
That D committed a voluntary act.

2. APPREHENSION
That D's act created in P an apprehension of immediate harmful or offensive contact with P's person

3. INTENT
D intended to cause either a harmful-or-offensive contact, or an apprehension of such a contact

4. CAUSATION
That there was a causal connection b/w the D's act and P's apprehension
False Imprisonment (Elements)?
ACT: D committed a voluntary act.

CONFINEMENT: That D's act Confined P to a bounded area (via physical restraint or threats of force)

INTENT: D intended to confine or restrain P w/in a bounded area

CAUSATION: That D's act "caused" such a confinement of P

AWARENESS or HARM: That either P was aware of the confinement while it occurred, or else P was actually harmed by it.
False Imprisonment (Elements)?
(i) an act or omission on the part of D that confines or restrains P

(ii) To a bounded area

(iii) Intent; and

(iv) Causation
SEVEN intention torts?
FITTED CAB

False Imprisonment

Trespass to land

Trespass to chattels

intentional infliction of Emotional distress

Conversion

Assault

Battery
What does "intent" refer to, in the context of intentional torts?
it refers to either a person's DESIRE that certain consequences result from his actions, or his KNOWLEDGE that those results are substantially certain to occur as a result of his actions.
Difference b/w "negligence" and "intent"?
Negligence turns upon the LIKELIHOOOD of a result, whereas intent involves the DESIRE for a certain result to occur.
What five torts are covered by "transferred intent"?
FIT BAT

False Imprisonment

Trespass to land

Battery

Assault

Trespass to Chattels
What is the only intentional tort to the person that requires damages?
Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress