Intention in Law and Society Author:James Marshall InLaw the concept of intent id frequently a critical factor. In more serious crimes the crimes the evil intention o fthe defendant is an element of the crime and may determine the penalty inflicted on the guilty party. It is an element of some torts, that is , civil wrongs committed against persons or their property, such as fraud, malicious mi... more »scheif, assult and battery, libel and slander.
Intention is involved in the interpretation of wills and contracts. It is a fact that must be shown and found in litigation in determining legal culpability that this books is concerned.
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