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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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Wrongs and Their Remedies: A Treatise on the Law of Torts, Volume 1

Charles Greenstreet Addison - Torts - 1876 - 1440 pages
...landlord for distraining for more rent than is really due to allege it to have been done maliciously, for an act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot be actionable because it is done with a bad intent(r). 734 Repeated distresses for the same rent. — A landlord cannot lawfully distrain twice...
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A Treatise on the Wrongs Called Slander and Libel: And on the Remedy by ...

John Townshend - Libel and slander - 1877 - 823 pages
...perhaps, and yet actionable." (Jervis, Ch. J., Rogers v. Macnamara, 14 CB 37 ; ante, p. 134, note 2. "An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot be actionable because it U done with a bad intent." (14 Albany Law Journal, 61, article copied from Southern Law Review, citing...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 28

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1879
...Law Review, on Incidental Injuries from the exercise of Lawful Rights (14 Alb. LJ 81), he says : " An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot...actionable because It is done with a ' bad Intent. ' This remark was made In a case where a landlord was charged with having maliciously distrained for...
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The Southern Law Review, 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...actionable because it is done with a bad intent." 40 This remark was made in a case where a landlord was charged with having maliciously distrained for...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 122

Law reports, digests, etc - 1912
...times, has stood and now stands ready to give. [3] In Quinn v. Letham, supra, Lord McNaghten, said: "An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot...be actionable because it is done with a bad intent. That in my opinion is the sum and substance of Allen v. Flood, App. Cas. I (1898), and Lord Lindley...
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A Digest of the Reported Decisions of the Courts of Common Law ..., Volume 1

John Mews, Arthur Horatio Todd - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...action agninst the other. Priestley v. /tovi/V-. 3 U. k С. 977; 34 LJ, Ex. 173. 2. TORTS. a. Generally. An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot...be actionable because it is done with a bad intent. Stecexmit v. Уеи-nliam, 13 C. li. 285— Ex. Ch. The plaintiffs alleged in their statement of claim...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All ..., Volume 18

Railroad law - 1885
...complain of." This he considers a mere truism. Baron Parke said in Stevenson v. Newham, 13 CB 285 : "An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot...actionable because it is done with a bad intent." And Judge Black in Jenkins -o. Fowler, 24 Pa. St. 308, declares : " Any transaction which would be...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 13

Benjamin James Lea - Law reports, digests, etc - 1885
...complain of." This he considers a mere truism. '. Baron Parke said in Stevenson v. Newnham, 13 C. B., 285: "An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot...actionable because it is done with a bad intent." And Judge Black, in Jenkins v. Fowler, •24 Penn. St., 308, declares: "Any transaction which Payne...
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The New South Wales Law Reports, 1880-1900, Volume 5

New South Wales. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1885
...was a ministerial one, and the allegation of malice is immaterial : Ferguson v. Earl of Kinnoull (8). An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot be actionable merely because it is done with a bad intent : Stevenson v. Newnham(S)per Parke, B., p. 297. Here no...
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Harvard Law Review, Volume 22

Electronic journals - 1909
...be considered as not depending upon the motive with which it was done. It was said by Parke, B., " an act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot...be actionable because it is done with a bad intent" * And in the great case of Allen v. Flood there are important dicta to the same effect. Lord Watson...
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