Trespass is an area of tort law broadly divided into three groups: trespass to the person, trespass to chattels and trespass to land.Trespass to the person historically involved six separate trespasses: threats, assault, battery, wounding, mayhem, and maiming.
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  • Accidental Crimes and Ignorance of the Law

    … and it is clearly roped off from the public. Allison walks past these signs and steps through the ropes and she explores the construction site. If the police arrive, they can arrest Allison and charge her with criminal trespass. She can’t claim ignorance of the law because there were signs clearly posted and any reasonable person could infer…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 25 readers -
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