Intent and Consent in the Tort of Battery: Confusion and Controversy

@article{Moore2012IntentAC,
  title={Intent and Consent in the Tort of Battery: Confusion and Controversy},
  author={Nancy Jane Moore},
  journal={The American University law review},
  year={2012},
  volume={61},
  pages={1}
}
  • N. Moore
  • Published 21 February 2012
  • Law
  • The American University law review
Much of contemporary torts scholarship has been devoted to determining who should bear the costs of unintended injury, that is, whether and when defendants should be strictly liable for the harm caused by their activities, as opposed to limiting plaintiffs to recovery when they can prove that the defendant’s conduct was negligent. Comparatively little scholarship has explored the appropriate distinction between the intentional torts and the non-intentional torts, such as negligence or strict… 
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