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This Torts II exam, given on May 23, 1932, begins with the following question:

l. A leases a building to B. The lease contains a covenant binding
the landlord to make both external and internal repairs. During the possession of the tenant, B, a slight fire injures the wall which abuts upon a public highway. The tenant, B, notifies A to repair. A fails to do so. In consequence the wall collapses injuring B, who is a traveler upon the adjacent highway, and Y who is a social guest of B sitting in the front room. What are the rights of the parties? Discuss fully.

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T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond: Torts II Exam, 23 May 1932