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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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The Law of Torts: A Treatise on the Principles of Obligations Arising from ...

Frederick Pollock - Torts - 1901 - 667 pages
...same effect Lord (n) Lord Watson, Mayor of Brad- Maenaghten at p. 601. ford v. I'ickles [1895] AC 587, which does not amount to a legal injury cannot be actionable because it is done with a bad intent" (o). As regards the use of property, the Roman lawyers Roman held that " animus vicino nocendi" did...
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Columbia Law Review, Volume 3

Electronic journals - 1903
...Macnaghtan said, " The sum ol Allen v. Flood is what was said by Parke B. in Stevenson v. Newnham, ' An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot be 1 National Protective Ass'n v. Cummings, supra, at 321. 2 Cf. Lord Bramwell in Mogul Appeal [1892]...
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The Law and Practice in Actions for Torts in the State of New York

James Newton Fiero - Pleading - 1903 - 893 pages
...or tortious act. Cooley, on p. 830, cites Stevenson v. Newriham, 13 OB 285, 297, as holding that, " an act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot be actionable because it was done with a bad intent," and Jenkins v. Fowler, 21 Pa. St. 308 (310), " That any transaction which...
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Harvard law review, Volume 18

1904
...Boenig, 48 Neb. 80. 8 Baron Parke's oft-quoted dictum (Stevenson v. Newnham, 13 C. B 285, 297) : " An act which does not amount to a legal injury, cannot...be actionable because it is done with a bad intent " was given in a similar case. The defendant was sued for maliciously distraining for more rent than...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and ...

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1904
...speaking of Allen v. Flood, 67 LJQB 119, stated that its headnote might well have run in these words : "An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot...actionable because it is done with a bad intent," and in this case last referred to it is said, that "it is a violation of legal right to interfere with...
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A Treatise on Damages: Covering the Entire Law of Damages, Both ..., Volume 3

Joseph Asbury Joyce, Howard Clifford Joyce - Damages - 1904 - 2669 pages
...exceptionally strong court, nearly half a century ago (Stevenson v.Ne10man [1853], 13 CB 297):'-4a act "hich does not amount to a legal injury cannot be actionable because it is done "ith a bad intent.' That, in my opinion, is the sum and substance of Allen v. Flood ( [1898] AC 1),...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 21

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...justice. Judges are not very fit for them, and juries are very unfit." It is a truism of the law that an act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot...be actionable because it is done with a bad intent ; that what one has a right to do another cannot complain of. It is conceded that one may lawfully...
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The English and Indian Law of Torts

Ratanlal Ranchhoddas, Dhirajlal Keshavlal Thakore - Torts - 1905 - 508 pages
...person whose right is infringed, whether the motive which prompted it be good, bad, or indifferent." An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot be actionable because it is done with a bad intent.1 It is no defence to an action in tort for the wrong-doer to plead that he did not intend to...
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Report of the Royal Commission on Trade Disputes and Trade Combinations

Great Britain. Royal Commission on Trade Disputes and Trade Combinations - Labor laws and legislation - 1906
...giving the judgment of an exceptionally strong Court nearly half a century ago (Stevenson v. Newnham). ' An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot...be actionable because it is done with a bad intent. ' That , in his opinion, was the sum and substance of Allen v. Flood, if all matters of passing interest...
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The Foundations of Legal Liability: Theory and principles of tort

Thomas Atkins Street - Actions and defenses - 1906
...B., afterwards Lord Wensleydale, in giving the judgment of an exceptionally strong court, said : " An act which does not amount to a legal injury cannot be actionable because it is done with a bad intent."8 Malice wm In that case the question was whether a count was good which u°wfuinactr averred...
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