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Pearson v. Dodd
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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Pearson v. Dodd
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Defendants published articles based upon information contained in documents stolen from Plaintiff’s office. Defendants would receive the information from Plaintiff’s own employees, who would temporarily remove the documents from Plaintiff’s office, copy them, and return the originals to the office. Plaintiff sued for conversion. The District Court ruled that the Defendants had committed conversion
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