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Tort Law Appellate Court Opinion

by Mazur, Catherine


AC38350 - Burke v. Mesniaeff (Assault and battery; "In this personal injury action, the plaintiff, Elizabeth Burke, appeals from the judgment of the trial court, rendered after a jury trial, in favor of the defendant, her former husband Gregory Mesniaeff. On appeal, the plaintiff claims that (1) the court improperly charged the jury on the defendant’s special defense of justification and (2) the special defense of defense of others was legally and factually barred. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.")