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Zittrain Torts Playlist Spring 2013

Lori Einhorn and Kenneth Einhorn, Plaintiffs-Respondents, v. David Seeley, Defendant-Respondent, REM Discount Security Products, Inc., Defendant-Appellant, 15 East 21st Street Co., Defendant-Respondent.

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Should third parties employed to complete a service be liable for crimes committed due to their negligence? Plaintiff brought suit against a locksmith for failing to properly install the outside door lock of her financee’s apartment building. She was raped in the building by an intruder, who may have entered through the defectively-locked front door.