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Zittrain Torts Playlist Spring 2013

Piney Boyd, Appellee, v. Racine Currency Exchange, Inc., et al., Appellants.

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Does an owner’s duty to prevent harm against invitees require them to comply with criminal threats? A robber entered the bank, put a gun to the head of plaintiff’s husband, and demanded the teller “give him money or open the door”. Instead of complying with either choice, the teller ducked to the ground. The robber then shot and killed the husband.