Actions Ex Delicto

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Actions Ex Delicto

Legal actions arising out of some manner of wrong-doing. Actions ex delicto, for example, may refer to harm coming from trespass. The term is rare, as torts generally encompass actions ex delicto.
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Each of the foregoing cases was an action ex delicto, and in each of them we were faced with the determination whether a duty was imposed by general law upon the defendant somehow to foresee, and to take effective measures to guard against, the danger of criminal acts by a third person.
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