absolute-qualified-privilege

Absolute privilege and qualified privilege

Privilege , whether absolute or qualified , is a good defence against an action for defamation . The points of distinction between the absolute...
false-imprisonment-malicious-prosecution

False imprisonment and Malicious prosecution

The difference between false imprisonment and malicious prosecution may be shown in the tabular form as follows:     False imprisonment. Malicious prosecution. 1. In the case of false imprisonment...
justification

Justification and Fair Comment

Defamation is categorized as felonious tort meaning thereby it is civil wrong as well as crime . One can take both the two actions...
malice-in-fact-law

Malice-in-fact and Malice –in-law

Distinction in the between Malice-in-fact and Malice –in-law may be shown in the following tabular form:     Malice-in-fact Malice-in-law 1. When an act is done with ill- will motive...
libel-slander

Distinguish between Libel and Slander

A libel is the publication of a false and defamatory statement , in permanent form , tending to injure the reputation of another person...
public-private-nuisance

Public nuisance and Private nuisance

Blackstone defined a nuisance as something that “ worketh hurt , inconvenience or damages .” The term nuisance has been derived from the French...
assault-battery

Assault and battery

Winfield has given an interesting example , distinguishing assault and battery , which is popularly accepted by all . According to Winfield , when...

Write short notes on Jurisprudence and Ethics, Psychology, Sociology

Q20. Write short notes of the following : (a) Jurisprudence and Ethics. (b) Jurisprudence and Psychology (c) Jurisprudence and Sociology Ans. (a) Jurisprudence and Ethics Ethics as a branch...
nuisance-trespass

Nuisance and Trespass

Trespass and Nuisance are two different matters being mutually exclusive from one another . But there is similarity only on one point , that is...
servant-independent-contractor

Servant and an Independent contractor

The essential distinction between a servant and an independent contractor may be shown by the following tabular form .   Servant . Independent contractor . 1. A servant works...