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This Torts exam, given by law school dean and professor William T. Muse on May 24, 1949, begins with the question:

Exploring his newly purchased farm, A, mistakenly thinking he is on his own land, picks wild blueberries on the land of his neighbor B. The latter, who at other points on his land had placed signs inviting the public to enter, sees A, whom he dislikes, and coming up behind him, seizes the pail in which are the berries A has picked, pours out the berries on the ground, stamps on the pail and tells A to "get out". A, still believing he is on his own land, resists and knocks B down. What liabilities, inter se? Why or why not?

Exam Date


T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond: Torts Exam, 24 May 1949