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.
Posts about Trespass
  • Can You Be Removed from an Overbooked Flight?

    … The video of Dr. David Dao being dragged down the aisle of United Airlines flight is still fresh in everyone’s mind. If you haven’t seen it by now, you are one of the few. The videos have gone viral on YouTube and have been viewed millions of times. Probably worse than the incident itself is United Airlines ham-fisted “apology.” CEO Oscar Munoz…

    Due Diligence- 26 readers -
  • Accidental Crimes and Ignorance of the Law

    … who committed a crime without the intention to do so? Read on to find out more about this complex issue. The Issue of Mens Rea In many legal cases, the term “mens rea” makes an appearance. This Latin phrase translates to “guilty mind” in English. In criminal cases, mens rea refers to the issue of criminal intent. Specifically, this legal concept…

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