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What is a law?
Represents the needs of society at any particular point in time.
What are the 3 types of torts that can fit under civil and criminal law?
Assault, Battery & False Imprisonment
What are Nominal Damages?
Damages where an individual recovers $1.00; court will agree that the injured plf' has sustained an injury, but a theoretical injury.
What are Actual/Compensatory Damages?
Black/white damages. Proof of all monetary costs incurred from the damage.
What are Punitive/Exemplary Damages?
Used to make an example of behavior and to punish. Must have actual/compensatory damages to receive.
What are the 7 types of intentional torts?
FIT CAT B

False Imprisonment, Intentional Infliciton of Emotional Distress, Trespass to Chattels, Conversion, Assault, Trespass to Land, Battery
What is "FIT CAT B"?
False Imprisonment, Intentional Infliciton of Emotional Distress, Trespass to Chattels, Conversion, Assault, Trespass to Land, Battery