intentional torts against persons and against property

2608 results for intentional torts against persons and against property

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  • 29 CFR 1910.1200 - Hazard communication
  • 488 U.S. 235 (1989), 87-56, Owens v. Okure

    ... New York police officers, he brought suit against them in the Federal District Court, seeking ..., false imprisonment, and five other intentional torts. The court concluded instead that the ... recover damages for injury to person or property which is founded on negligent, intentional, or ... Title "CRIMES," for the protection of all persons in the United States in their civil rights, and ...

  • 570 U.S. 338 (2013), 12-484, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar

    ... supervisors at the University, was biased against him on. account of his religion and ethnic ...persons the right to compensation for injury. from ... law of torts. This case requires the Court to define those. ... § 279, and Comment c (intentional infliction of. physical harm); § 280 ... property," protected a white man who suffered. ...

  • 569 U.S. 50 (2013), 11-10362, Millbrook v. United States

    ... waiver certain intentional torts, 28 U.S.C. § 2680(h). Section ... status of persons whose conduct may be actionable,. not the ... exclusive jurisdiction over claims against the United States. for " injury or loss of property, or personal injury or. death caused by the ...

  • 568 U.S. 503 (2013), 11-1351, Levin v. United States

    ... waiver certain intentional torts, including battery, §. 2680(h). The ... victims a remedy against the United States, but did not. preclude ...§ 2680(k). In arguing. that such persons also lacked recourse to a suit against the. ... injury or loss of property, or personal injury or death. caused by the ...

  • 562 U.S. 443 (2011), 09-751, Snyder v. Phelps

    ... Snyder filed a diversity action against Phelps, his daughters-who participated m the ... relevant here, state tort claims of intentional infliction of emotional distress, intrusion upon ... recover for civil conspiracy based on those torts. P. 1220, 179 L.Ed.2d, at 186. (d) Westboro ... matters of public import on public property, in a peaceful manner, in full compliance with ... severe emotional injury on private persons at a time of intense emotional sensitivity by ...

  • 487 U.S. 392 (1988), 87-626, Sheridan v. United States

    ...Petitioners filed suit against the Government under the Federal Tort Claims Act ... the claim was barred by the FTCA's intentional tort exception, 28 U.S.C. § 2680(h), which ... . to torts that fall outside the scope of the FTCA's general ... injury to one of the petitioners and property damage to their car.         The ... be read to apply to assaults committed by persons other than government employees, . ...

  • 542 U.S. 692 (2004), 03-339, Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain

    ... personal liability at the time: offenses against ambassadors, violation of safe conducts, and ... private causes of action for certain torts in violation of the law of nations and that no ... of fraud and torts involving harm to property). [ 4 ] For a plaintiff injured in a foreign ... as tortious "the nonconsensual, intentional confinement of a person, without lawful ...They do arise, however, when foreign persons injured abroad bring suit in the United States ...

  • 451 U.S. 527 (1981), 79-1734, Parratt v. Taylor

    ...§ 1983 against petitioner prison officials to recover the value ..., and thereby deprived respondent of property without due process of law in violation of the ... procedure which provides a remedy to persons who have suffered a tortious loss at the hands of ... history limits the statute solely to intentional deprivations of constitutional rights. In Baker ... a vehicle for federal litigation of state torts. In Paul v. Davis, supra, we held that an ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 13-7120, Johnson v. United States

    After Johnson pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, 18 U.S.C. 922(g), the prosecution sought an enhanced sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act, which imposes an increased prison term upon a defendant with three prior convictions for a “violent felony,” a term defined by section 924(e)(2)(B)’s residual clause to include any felony that “involves conduct that presents a

    ... takes away someone's life, liberty, or property under a criminal law so vague that it fails to ... people -- such as convicted felons, persons committed to mental institutions, and drug users ... use, or threatened use of physical force against the person of another; or . " (ii) is burglary, ... instance, we held that the offense of intentional vehicular flight constitutes a violent felony ... part of the American common law of torts," and " no particular procedures were deemed ...

  • 461 U.S. 30 (1983), 81-1196, Smith v. Wade

    ...§ 1983 in Federal District Court against petitioner, a guard at the reformatory, and ... "a species of tort liability" in favor of persons deprived of federally secured rights. Carey v. ..., we looked first to the common law of torts (both modern and as of 1871), with such ... of others which is equivalent to an intentional violation of them. In that case, the jury are ... imposed for the protection of life or property is culpable, and deserves punishment." Missouri ...

  • The essential structure of property law.

    ... questions concerning the scope of rights against outsiders--questions like the proper limits of an ...[.] Joint ownership indeed, when several persons have a right to claim portions of a thing the law ...Claeys, Jefferson Meets Coase: Land-Use Torts, Law and Economics, and Natural Property Rights, ...L.J. 687, 720 (2006) (discussing intentional creation of noninterference duty to protect ...

  • Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Family Education Loan Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program

    ... that would give rise to a cause of action against the . school under applicable State law,'' (the ...violations, slander or defamation, property damage, or challenging . general education ...from intentional actions by the school. Other commenters noted ...requirement of intentional torts, which go beyond mere negligence.\48\ . For ...persons or entities who may make a misrepresentation in ...

  • The death of liability.

    ..., federal tax law, intellectual property law, most kinds of property rights,(3) and just ... liable is to enter a money judgment against the defendant. Unless that judgment can be ... the debt risks the incarceration of some persons who cannot pay.(21) Though some vestiges of older ... through fraud or for willful and malicious torts, are excepted from discharge.(36) . G. Productive ... liability for certain kinds of intentional harm, courts void such coverage as contrary to ...

  • THE PRIVACY INTEREST IN PROPERTY.

    ... too, such as Fourth Amendment protections against unwarranted searches and seizures. (7) A cluster of torts has also been established to develop privacy ... right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against ...According to the Restatement, any intentional unlicensed entry onto land (in person or with an ...

  • 621 F.3d 111 (2nd Cir. 2010), 06-4800-cv, Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.

    ... a general matter, war crimes and crimes against humanity-crimes in which the perpetrator can be ... that corporations are liable as juridical persons under domestic law does not mean that they are ... residents and destroying or looting property-all with the assistance of defendants. ... B, an insecticide knowingly and intentionally manufactured and provided by I.G. Farben and ... can be liable for unintentional torts such as oil spills or nuclear accidents, logic ...

  • 517 U.S. 559 (1996), 94-896, BMW of North America, Inc. v. Gore

    ... for compensatory and punitive damages against petitioner, the American distributor of BMW's, ..., for Justice Kennedy, the defendant's intentional malice was the decisive element in a "close and ... all acts that cause economic harm into torts that are sufficiently reprehensible to justify a ... deprivation of life, liberty, or property in violation of the Due Process Clause. See TXO ... general treatment of similarly situated persons that is the essence of law itself. See Railway ...

  • 430 U.S. 651 (1977), 75-6527, Ingraham v. Wright

    ... and injunctive and declaratory relief against respondent school officials, alleging that ..., or education." Restatement (Second) of Torts § 147(2) (1965); see id. § 153(2). To the ... The requiring excessive bail of persons committed in criminal cases and imposing ... state deprivation of life, liberty, or property without due process of law. Application of this ... would be personally liable for intentional tort of making an arrest pursuant to warrant he ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 13-896, Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc.

    Commil, holder of a patent for a method of implementing short-range wireless networks, sued, claiming that Cisco Systems, a maker and seller of wireless networking equipment, had directly infringed Commil’s patent in its networking equipment and had induced others to infringe the patent by selling the infringing equipment for use. After two trials, Cisco was found liable for both direct and...

    ... of patent injury occurs if unauthorized persons or entities copy, use, or otherwise infringe upon ...        Commil brought this action against Cisco Systems, Inc., which makes and sells ... the possibility that an act may be 'intentional' for purposes of civil liability, even if the ...Restatement (Second) of Torts § 766, Comment i (1979). See also W. Keeton, ... that she has a legal right to enter the property." Jerman , supra, at 583, 130 S.Ct. 1605, ...

  • Duties owed: low-intensity cyber attacks and liability for transboundary torts in international law.

    ... these attacks have on personal and state property. . Third, even if it were possible to expand ...from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political ... territory of another or the properties or persons therein." (91) . Over the decades, the ICJ has ... tolerance--including those that are intentionally caused by states. I propose associating the duty ...

  • Equalizing the Threat of Noncompete Agreements: Solutions Beyond Louisiana's Tangled Web of Nullity
  • Hernandez v. Mesa, 022520 FEDSC, 17-1678

    ... training, and declined to bring charges against him. The. United States also denied ... persons and goods into the United States, and the conduct ... intentional torts were once available. See, e.g.,. ...Army officer who. seized personal property in Mexico during the. Mexican-American ...

  • The Land of Oz: Spoliation of Evidence in Louisiana
  • LAW, VIRTUAL REALITY, AND AUGMENTED REALITY.

    ...TORT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, AND VR/AR PROVIDER LIABILITY 1101 A. Direct Tort Lawsuits Against Offenders: The Causes of Action 1101 B. Direct ... AR adds visible digital content to a persons perception of the real world, VR replaces the ... "assault" as including an actor's intentionally putting someone in "imminent apprehension" of ...VR torts might involve tricky jurisdictional questions; if ...