Vocabulary. Unit 3 Crimes and Civil Wrongs ( Tort ). tort / tɔːt /. W rongful act or an infringement of a right, leading to legal liability. Agravio , falta Wrong. crime / krʌɪm / .
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Crimes and Civil Wrongs (Tort)
theownwers of thebusinessmightbe in breachof a duty of caretotheiremployees.
In breachof safety regulations
Thepersonpunchingmayalsobechargedwith(ser acusado de)a criminal act (because of physicalharm)
Itisnotgenerallya crime so theintruderscannotbeprosecuted.
Thedefencecouldbethatthereis a right of way(derecho de paso) acrosstheland.
4. Defamation (libel):
Thefootball manager can suethenewspaper.
Thenewspaper’sdefencecouldbethatthestoryis true orthatitis in thepublicinteresttoreportit.
Provided(= if) thereisanintentiontopermanentlydeprivetheowner.
Thiscouldbemurder(asesinato)ormanslaughter(homicidio), dependingonthefacts of the case and thedefence of it.
Thisiswherethesuspectenters a buildingwiththeintention of committing a theft