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This Torts exam, given by Professor William T. Muse, is two pages long. The date, January 22, 1943, was cut out of the first page, but showed through from the second page when stapled together. The exam begins with this question:

A lives in a house 25 feet from B's house. In B' s absence, A sees that a fire has started in B's kitchen. Searching for tools in the garage of C, a neighbor, A finds an axe and a fire extinguisher. He chops down the door of B' s house and extinguishes the blaze with the contents of C' s fire extinguisher. Under what liability, if any, is A?

Exam Date


T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond: Torts I Exam, 22 Jan 1943