X.B. The Objective of the Statute | Jonathan Zittrain | July 06, 2011

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X.B. The Objective of the Statute

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  1. 1 Show/Hide More Platz v. City of Cohoes--"The Sunday Carriage Accident"
    Original Creator: Jonathan Zittrain
    Should courts consider the objective of the statute when negligence per se is invoked?
  2. 2 Show/Hide More Brown v. Shyne--“The Unlicensed, Paralyzing Chiropractor”
    Original Creator: Jonathan Zittrain
    If an unlicensed actor causes harm, should the fact that the actor lacked a license be evidence enough for negligence per se?
  3. 3 Show/Hide More Rushink v. Gerstheimer--"The Key in the Ignition Case"
    Original Creator: Jonathan Zittrain
    How should the court determine the class of individuals that the legislature aimed to protect through statute?
  4. 4 Show/Hide More Robinson v. District of Columbia--"The Jaywalking Custom Case"
    Original Creator: Jonathan Zittrain
    If a particular statute is flouted by the custom of the public, should courts still rely upon the statute for the purposes of NPS?
  5. 5 Show/Hide More Tedla v. Ellman--"Walking on the Other Side of the Highway"
    Original Creator: Jonathan Zittrain
    Should the doctrine of NPS apply when obeying the statute would go against the intention of the statute?
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