Consent and Privileges - Property Self-Quiz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mickey is walking along one day when he sees Donald swimming in a pond. Mickey is jealous of Donald because Donald wears a sailor’s hat that Mickey has always wanted. While Donald is swimming, Mickey steals the hat and hides it in the shed behind his house. Daisy, who was sitting on the beach by the pond sees Mickey steal the hat and tells Donald. The next afternoon, Donald goes to Mickey’s house and demands the hat back. When Mickey refuses, Donald pushes Mickey out of the way, goes to the shed in the backyard, breaks the shed door down and reclaims his hat. Mickey sues Donald for two trespasses to land; one for entering Mickey’s property and one for damaging the shed. Mickey will probably:
Choice 1 Win, because Donald had no permission to enter Mickey’s land
Choice 2 Lose, because Mickey tortiously dispossessed Donald of his property and that property was on Mickey’s land
Choice 3 Win, because Donald damaged the shed
Choice 4 Lose, because Mickey was jealous of Donald
Donald is walking along one day when a gust of wind blows his cap off of his head. The cap sails onto Mickey’s property and lands on one of Mickey’s prize rose bushes. Donald enters Mickey’s land to retrieve his hat. While he is reaching for his hat, Donald stumbled and ends up crushing come of Mickey’s rose bushes. In a suit for trespass to land, Mickey will probably:

Choice 1 Win, because Donald damaged the rose bushes
Choice 2 Win, because Mickey did not give Donald permission to enter his land
Choice 3 Lose, because Donald was privileged to enter Mickey’s land
Choice 4 Lose, because Donald did not mean to ruin the bushes

After several days of heavy rain, the river running through Disneyville is about to overflow. The river is contained by one dam which is about to break. If the dam breaks, Disneyville will flood, causing widespread death and destruction. The dam is located on a parcel of land that is owned by Mickey. When Donald and Goofy try to enter Mickey’s land to shore up the dam, Mickey attacks Donald in an attempt to prevent them from entering his land. During the fight, Donald pulls a knife and stabs Mickey to death. Donald and Goofy then proceed to shore up the dam and prevent the flood. If Mickey’s estate sues Donald, they will likely:
Choice 1 Win, because Donald killed Mickey
Choice 2 Win, because Donald and Goofy had no permission to enter Mickey’s land
Choice 3 Lose, because Mickey attacked Donald
Choice 4Lose, because Donald and Goofy were trying to prevent a public disaster
Juan Carlos is Spain’s leading matador bull fighter. Having a few days between fights, and wanting some practice, Juan Carlos goes into the meadow behind his estate and begins taunting a wild bull that is grazing there. The bull charges Juan Carlos and Juan Carlos begins to run. In order to save his life, Juan Carlos jumps over a fence and onto Antonio’s property. While running through Antonio’s property, Juan Carlos accidentally tramples Antonio’s prize rose bushes. Antonio sees Juan Carlos enter his land and confronts Juan Carlos. Antonio demands that Juan Carlos leave his property. When Juan Carlos refuses to leave the property because the bull is waiting on the other side of the fence, Antonio punches Juan Carlos in the face and breaks his nose. A few minutes later, the bull disappears and Juan Carlos returns home. Juan Carlos sues Antonio for breaking his nose and Antonio sues Juan Carlos for trespass and for destroying his rose bushes. The outcome will be:
Choice 1 Both of them lose their cases
Choice 2 Juan Carlos loses but Antonio wins and collects damages for the trespass and the destroyed rose bushes
Choice 3 Juan Carlos wins and collects damages for battery and Antonio loses
Choice 4 Juan Carlos wins and collects damages for battery and Antonio wins and collects damages for the rose bushes but not for the trespass

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