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BY
ALBERT H. PUTNEY, A. B., D. C. L., LL. D.

DEAN OF THE ILLINOIS COLLEGE OF LAW,
AUTHOR OF "GOVERNMENT IN THE UNITED STATES," "COLONIAL GOVERNMENTS
OF EUROPEAN STATES," "LANDMARK CASES IN UNITED STATES

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW," ETC., MEMBER OF THE BAR

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Copyright, 1908, by
CREE PUBLISHING CO.

Minneapolis, Minn.

All rights reserved.

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Brethren Publishing House, Elgin, II.

CHAPTER VI.

TRESPASS ON PERSONAL PROPERTY..

Section 34 What Constitutes....

35 Conversion.....

76

36 Damage to Personal Property.

77

37 Defenses to Actions for Trespass to Personal Property...... 78

38 Who May Bring an Action for Trespass to Personalty. 79

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CHAPTER VII.

TRESPASS ON THE CASE......

81

Section 39. Classification of Wrongs Redressed by Trespass on the Case.. 81

CHAPTER VIII.

INDIRECT TRESPASS.

83

Section 40 Forms of Indirect Trespass..

83

41 History of the Doctrine of Liability for Injuries by Animals

or Inanimate Objects.

83

42 Injuries by Wild Animals..

84

43 Injuries by Domestic Animals.

85

44 Injuries by Inanimate Objects. .

.85

CHAPTER IX.

WASTE AND NUISANCE...,

91

Section 45 Trespass, Waste and Nuisance.

91

46 Remedies for Waste...

91

47 Definition of Waste.

91

48 What Constitutes Waste.

92

49 Who May Commit Waste....

95

50 Definition and Classification of Nuisances..

98

51 Nuisances Affecting Land or Buildings...

99

52 Nuisances Affecting Water Rights....

100

53 Nuisances Affecting the Enjoyment of the Property. 109

CHAPTER X.

DECEIT....

117

Section 54 Definition.

117

55 Requisites in an Action of Deceit.

117

56 The Misrepresentation. ..

118

57 Defendant's Knowledge of the Falsity of the Representation., 124

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Section 58 Plaintiff's Belief in the Truth of the Representations ....... 132

59 Necessity that the Defendant Should Have Made the Repre-

sentation with the Intention that it Should be Acted Upon. 133

60 Necessity that the Plaintiff should have acted upon the

Representation and have been damaged thereby ........ 138

CHAPTER XI.

ACTIONS INVOLVING MALICE....

139

Section 61 Malicious Prosecution.

139

62 Elements of the Action of Malicious Prosecution..

139

63 The Original Action. ....

139

64 Defendant's Connection with the Original Action..

145

65 Termination of Original Action in Favor of Accused. 147

66 Want of Probable Cause..

150

67 Malice...

152

68 Conspiracy, .

152

69 Malicious Use of One's Own Property.

154

CHAPTER XII.

SLANDER AND LIBEL....

155

Section 70 Definitions.

155

71 Distinctions Between Slander and Libel..

156

72 Slander Actionable Per Se...

157

73 Particular Classes of Defamatory Words and Acts.

157

74 Imputations of Crime.

159

75 Publication.

161

76 Intent and Malice.

163

77 Truth as a Defense..

164

78 What are not Defenses.

165

79 Privileged Communications.

165

80 Communications Absolutely Privileged.

165

81 Communications Qualifiedly Privileged.

170

CHAPTER XIII.

NEGLIGENCE.

173

Section 82 The Action for Negligence...

173

83 Definitions and Classifications of Negligence.

174

84 Negligence in the Field of Trespass. ...

176

85 Negligence in the Field of Trespass on the Case.

178

86 Violation of a Duty by Negligence.

182

87 Contributory Negligence....

184

88 Comparative Negligence. ...

186

89 Liability of Public Corporations for Negligence.

190

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NINTH SUBJECT-DAMAGES.

CHAPTER I.

DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PRINCIPLES.

Section 1 Definition...

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