XI.A. Action Versus Inaction | Jonathan Zittrain | August 01, 2011

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XI.A. Action Versus Inaction

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  1. 1 Show/Hide More Moch Co. v. Rensselaer Water Co.--"The Failure to Supply Water During a Fire"
    Original Creator: Jonathan Zittrain
    In questions of duty, should courts draw a distinction between inaction that has the consequence of harm, and positive action that creates harm?
  2. 2 Show/Hide More Union Pacific Railway v. Cappier--"The Railroad that Ran Over a Man and Let Him Bleed to Death"
    Original Creator: Jonathan Zittrain
    Should non-negligent owners and operators of an instrumentality have a duty to assist individuals who are harmed by the instrumentality?
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