Identify what kind of tort would apply to each scenario.

Read the fact scenarios in each question. Identify what kind of tort would apply to each scenario. There may be more than one tort present in each scenario. Information to identify the torts can be found in the reading assignments, vocabulary book and lecture slides.

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Mr. Karl gets into a dispute with his mechanic, Joe Crash, who in a moment of rage punches Mr. Karl in the face, giving him a bloody nose. Mr. Karl sues Crash for this tort. What is the intentional tort of _____________________?

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Tom points a realistic toy gun at Joe. Tom does not know Joe and threatens to shoot him from approximately fifty feet away. Joe sues Tom for this tort. What is the intentional tort of _____________________?

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Officer Smith (defendant), a Seattle policeman, suspects that Amy (plaintiff) has let her dog run wild without a leash, violating a city ordinance. Officer Smith asks Amy for her identification and proof of rabies vaccination. Amy refuses to produce her identification, at which point Officer Smith tells Amy that he will be forced to take her to jail if she does not comply. Amy refuses again, at which point Officer Smith arrests her, even though the city ordinance does not require citizens to produce a driver’s license for not keeping their dog on a leash. Amy sues the city for this tort. What is the intentional tort of _____________________?

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