Bubba, an angry, foul-mouthed fan, yelled insults at Rob. a professional athlete, as Rob was leaving the field Bubba suddenly rushed toward Rob, and although Rob tried to defend himself by throwing his gym bag at Bubba Bubba hit him above the eye, causing a serious cut recurring stitches Bubba was arrested, convicted, and sentenced in a criminal action for the attack. Rob, a starting player, missed ten games because of the injury. On these facts, which of the following is TRUE? Select one O a The insults yelled at Rob would, by themselves, give Rob the right to hit Bubba with force. Ob if Bubba sued Rob for hitting him with the gym bag. Rob could argue that it was justified on the basis of self-defence Oc. Although Rob suffered damages because of the attack, he could not sue Bubba in a civil action because a criminal action had been taken and the same incident cannot result in both types of proceedings Od The attack by Bubba shows the elements of the torts of assault and battery: the assault was the hit the battery was the sudden rush towards Rob. Conversion takes place in all of the following instances EXCEPT: Select one a a person sells or wrongfully disposes of goods belonging to someone else. Ob. a person destroys goods belonging to someone else. a person regains possession of goods that are his own: Od a person steals goods belonging to another. OE During a criminal trial, a witness made several critical statements about the accused. Assume that the witness, during cross-examination stated that the accused was guilty of criminal behaviour, in falsifying certain records. The accused is eventually acquitted, but he now sees the witness in the tort of defamation. The defence most likely to succeed in the above case is: Select one: O a Qualified privilege. Ob Responsible public interest journalism. ??. Absolute privilege d Fair comment. dot

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