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" An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot be actionable because it is done with a bad Intent. "
A Treatise on the Law of Torts, Or, The Wrongs which Arise Independent of ... - Page 96
by Thomas McIntyre Cooley - 1888 - 899 pages
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Common Bench Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common ...

Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas, James Manning, Thomas Colpitts Granger, John Scott - Law reports, digests, etc - 1854
...chattels of the plaintiff below as and for bad, though it alleges it to have been done malicuMuly,— for, an act which does not amount to a legal injury, cannot be actionable became it is done witb a bad intent. 2. A. obtained certain goods by purchase from the sheriff under...
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English Reports in Law and Equity: Containing Reports of Cases in ..., Volume 16

Chauncey Smith - Law reports, digests, etc - 1853
...circumstance that it contains an averment that the distress for too much rent was maliciously made. An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot...be actionable because it is done with a bad intent. But though it would be sufficient for us to decide this point, we think it right, in order to save...
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The Practice in Courts of Justice in England and the United States, Volume 2

Conway Robinson - Actions and defenses - 1855
...the rent was "maliciously" made. This was deemed an immaterial circumstance ; the court saying that an act which does not amount to a legal injury, cannot...be actionable because it is done with a bad intent. Newnham v. Stevenson fyc. 3 Eng. Law & Eq. 512; Stevetisou v. Newnham, 13 Com. Bench (4 J. Scott) 297,...
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The Exchequer Reports: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 11

Great Britain. Court of Exchequer, William Newland Welsby, Edwin Tyrrell Hurlstone, John Gordon - Law reports, digests, etc - 1856
...distrained for more rent than was really due ; and it was nevertheless held that the count was bad, for an act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot be actionable because it is done with a bad (ct) Before Coleridge, J., Muult, Crowdcr, J. J., Wiffhlman, J., Erie, J., Wit- (6) 16 QB 669. liaint,...
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The Law of Torts Or Private Wrongs, Volume 1

Francis Hilliard - Torts - 1859 - 719 pages
...Charles, 6 Bing. 396 ; 7 62. Bing. 104. * Yonng v. Hall, 4 Geo. 95. See 6 Jordan v. Wyatt, 4 Gratt. 151. a legal injury, cannot be actionable because it is done with a bad intent.i Thus a count in case, for distraining for more rent than was due, is bad, though alleging...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 255

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1913
...right and lawful for one : man to do cannot furnish the foundation for an action in favor of another. Nor can the absence of commendable motive on the part...which is one of the necessary elements of a wrong." Again, on page 688 of the same work it is said : "What was said in the opening chapter of the work,...
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Selwyn's Abridgement of the Law of Nisi Prius, Volume 1

William Selwyn - Nisi prius - 1861 - 1544 pages
...damage, no cause of action (;); nor does it make any difference that it was done "maliciously,"' for an act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot...be actionable, because it is done with a bad intent (it). In Walter v. Rumbal, Ld. Raym. 53, it was held, that notice to the owner (who was not the tenant)...
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North Carolina Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ...

North Carolina. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1909
...been abundantly shown to be justified by the authorities, even if it were not in itself a mere truism. 'An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot...actionable because it is done with a bad intent.' 'Any transaction which would be lawful and proper if the parties were friends cannot be made the foundation...
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A Selection of Legal Maxims: Classified and Illustrated

Herbert Broom - Legal maxims - 1874 - 993 pages
...prejudiced because the invasion of his right was unintentional.7 We may add that whilst, on the one hand, "an act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot be actionable because it is done 1 Bac. Max., reg. 15 ; D. 47 ; 10, 18, { 3 : Wood. Inst. 307 ; R. r. Oneby, 2 Ld. Raym. 1489: Reg....
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The Southern Law Review: And Chart of the Southern Law and ..., Volume 2

Law - 1876
...legal right to establish a new business, and his motives in doing so are not to be enquired into.39 "An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot...be actionable because it is done with a bad intent. "4 This remark was made in a case where a landlord was charged with having maliciously distrained...
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