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This Torts exam, given by law school dean and professor William T. Muse on May 30, 1953, begins with the following question:

A returns from the war and meets his former fiance, B, who has thrown him over. He begins by saying: "You two-timing slut". She slaps his face and then has hysterics. A shakes her to bring her out of what seems to be a fit, when C, her current passion, coming around tho corner, sees the tableau and knocks A down. B becomes ill and A dies, an old wound having been opened by C's blow. What are the liabilities?

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T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond: Torts Exam, 30 May 1953