Prosser v. Keeton
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A thief stole Prosser’s (plaintiff) watch and sold it to Keeton (defendant). Keeton paid a fair price for the watch, and reasonably believed that the thief was the true owner. Prosser brought a tort action against Keeton and the trial court ruled for Prosser, holding that Keeton was liable for conversion of the watch.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Bateman, J.)
Concurrence (Compton, J.)
Dissent (Allen, J.)
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