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Are There Dependable Rules of Causation, 77 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 601 (1929)

Abstract

The cases involving "cause" problems are multiple, but may
be classified for the purpose of this discussion into two types.
The simplest type assumes, first, that the defendant has done
something; second, that another person has suffered some hurt;
and third, that the defendant is responsible, if there is causal relation
between the defendant's conduct and the other's hurt. This
relation between conduct and hurt must be found in all cases,
whether classified as crime, tort or otherwise. It arises in many
forms.

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1929

Keywords

causation, conduct, hurt, defendant

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