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  • Essay On Criminal Liability

    What is a criminal liability? Criminal liability according to the book is consider a” degree of blameworthiness” to the suspect or defendant and punished by the law. In this week we are going to apply this to what’s call statutory rape. Since my name start with the letter M I will have to do my discussion against strict liability. We need to look outside of the box and see that not all law apply to all parts of the cautery and there are cultures that are very different that the once in America.…

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  • Criminal Liability Case Study

    Question 1 This essay will attempt to discuss the criminal liability of Tom, Liam and Steve. It will discuss the actus reas and mens rea of each offense and discuss the possible defence for each crime. This essay will outline each crime in order of seriousness and discuss the actus reas and mens rea to determine the potential liability for such a crime. The first crime this essay will look at is the liability of Liam when attempting to resist arrest and scratching PC Coopers face in an attempt…

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  • Essay On Self Driving Technology

    increasingly growing in every Direction, Example includes Medicine, Transportation, Education, Defense, etc. In First Article “Self-Driving Technology and Autonomous Vehicles: A whole new world for production liability Discussion” Author Roy Alan Cohen Analyzes the how Production liability will work, and how the People’s claim will increase the issues regarding it. Transportation as we know it would be impossible without the quantum leaps in technology that have taken place over the past…

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  • Vicarious Liability Case Study

    In the context of employment English tort law imposes vicarious liability upon employers for the misconduct and failings of employees where the misconduct is within sufficient proximity or is in connection with the employee’s duties. In recent years the law of vicarious liability has been on the move. Consequently, employers can now be held liable for the criminal misconduct of their employee’s provided that the criminal act is linked to the employment duties of the personnel involved. The…

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  • Strict Liability Case Study

    This essay will look at landmark cases in the development of strict and absolute liability, and its relationship with regulatory offences for the purposes of demonstrating how the balances of mens rea and actus reus, and charter rights with individual statues. In doing so, the essay will show how these balances and their changes represent shifts in understandings and definings of morality and criminality. The essay will first look at the famous historical case of Sault Ste. Marie, Levis v.…

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  • Student Injury Liability Essay

    The practice of education is increasingly being affected by the law, or more specifically, the lawsuits. The most likely reason a teacher or school will face legal action is due to alleged negligence; typically resultant of a student having been injured while under the school/ instructor’s protection. Although injuries can take place in a number of situations, injuries resulting from school laboratory or technical activities are especially prominent due to the nature of those classes and the…

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  • King's Restaurant: Vicarious Liability

    vicariously liable Vicarious liability As a general rule vicarious liability only arises out of the employer/employee relationship, although it can be found in the principal/agent relationship and as an exceptional case in the employer/independent contractor relationship. It is dependent upon this type of special relationship being established. Vicarious liability is not a tort, it is a concept, which is used to impose strict liability on a person who does not have primary liability, ie is…

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  • Vicarious Liability Case Summary

    will not succeed in a claim of vicarious liability against Hitch, when Piper drove the vehicle involved in the accident that injured Alexis. The Alabama Supreme Court has noted that, “under the doctrine of respondeat superior a principal is vicariously liable for the torts of its agent if the tortious acts are committed within the line and scope of the agent's employment.” Martin v. Goodies Distrib., 695 So. 2d 1175, 1177 (Ala 1997). Vicarious liability has two requirements: 1) whether an…

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  • Unit 8 Health And Safety Case Study

    Question 7 – Across more than one Learning Outcome (30 marks)- 1500 (a) identify, with justification, one significant employers’ liability risk facing the sports centre. (3)-150 Employee Slips & Trips in Restaurant - As the risk manager I would consider the risk of slips and trips of employees working within the premises, particularly the restaurant. Slips and trips are a big problem in catering areas, employees “working in kitchen and food service environments are more likely to be injured…

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  • Lifting Of Corporate Veil Case Study

    Introduction and Statement of Facts The fundamental attribute of corporate personality, from which all other consequences flow if that the corporation is a legal entity distinct from its members. Hence, it is capable of enjoying rights and of being subjects to duties which are not the same as those enjoyed or borne by its members. In other words, it has a “legal personality” and is often described as an artificial person in contrast with a human being, a natural person. However, corporate…

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