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Intentional torts

Wis. JI—Civil 2505A (1/2023)

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Last revised in 1/2023.


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Related Cases:
  • Denny v. Mertz
    106 Wis.2d 637, 318 N.W.2d 141
  • Philadelphia Newspapers, Inc. v. Hepps
    475 U.S. 767

This instruction is also found in the print edition of the Wisconsin Civil Jury Instructions, volume 2.

Cite this instruction as: Wis. JI—Civil 2505A (1/2023)

The Wisconsin Civil Jury Instructions are created and edited by the Wisconsin Civil Jury Instructions Committee of the Wisconsin Judicial Conference. Instructions include contributions from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, and are used with its permission.

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