Copyright 2014, Richard P. Clem
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Clem on Torts is a comprehensive review of the material covered in a first-year torts class in an American law school. It is available free of charge on this website, and is also available for purchase as an Amazon Kindle book.
The tort of malicious prosecution is the improper and unjustified bringing of a criminal proceeding against the plaintiff. There are four elements:
The tort of malicious use of process is nearly identical, but it involves the institution of a civil proceeding.
Abuse of process is the tort of using the legitimate process of a court for any illegitimate purpose.
Clem on Torts is also available at Amazon as a Kindle book.
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