LEGAL RESEARCH GENERALLY
To Use the Search Panel for Legal Research, Click on “Streamlined Research” At the Top of the Page for Guidance—Searches for Single Strong Words or Phrases (in Quotation Marks) Work Best.
“INTENTIONAL TORTS” is not a distinct category in this database. The database categories which address “Intentional Torts” are listed here in “all caps” and boldface. The specific issues and database categories described below will help in choosing the most relevant categories and keywords for searches in these areas of the law.
Abuse of Process (elements, pleading requirements, etc., ABUSE OF PROCESS, CIVIL PROCEDURE);
Battery (no negligent battery, medical malpractice, student on student injury in gym class, dental malpractice, police officer’s use of excessive force, exclusion from insurance coverage, etc., BATTERY, MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, DENTAL MALPRACTICE, NEGLIGENCE, EDUCATION-SCHOOL LAW, CIVIL RIGHTS LAW, MUNICIPAL LAW, INSURANCE LAW);
Assault (employer liability for employee assault, school liability for student or teacher assault, landlord liability for assault on premises, bar-restaurant liability for assault on premises, municipal liability for assault by police, etc., BATTERY, EMPLOYMENT LAW, EDUCATION-SCHOOL LAW, NEGLIGENCE, MUNICIPAL LAW, CIVIL RIGHTS LAW, LANDLORD-TENANT);
Civil Rights Law (privacy violations, unauthorized use of image, 42 USC 1983, excessive force, false arrest, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, etc., CIVIL RIGHTS LAW, FALSE ARREST, FALSE IMPRISONMENT, MALICIOUS PROSECUTION);
False Arrest (FALSE ARREST);
False Imprisonment (FALSE IMPRISONMENT);
Malicious Prosecution (MALICIOUS PROSECUTION);
Prima Facie Tort (PRIMA FACIE TORT);
Tortious Interference with Contract (TORTIOUS INTERFERENCE WITH CONTRACT, CONTRACT LAW);
Tortious Interference with Prospective Business Relations (TORTIOUS INTERFERENCE WITH PROSPECTIVE BUSINESS RELATIONS, CONTRACT LAW);
Tortious Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage (TORTIOUS INTERFERENCE WITH PROSPECTIVE ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE, CONTRACT LAW);
Trespass (TRESPASS, REAL PROPERTY LAW);
Unfair Competition (UNFAIR COMPETITION);
Trade Secrets (misappropriation, etc., TRADE SECRETS, CORPORATION LAW).
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