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Dougherty v. Stepp
Citation:18 N.C. 371 (N.C. 1835)
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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Dougherty v. Stepp
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A party entered the land of another in order to conduct a survey, but did not harm the property or make any material changes to it. At trial, the jury instructions intimated that only when harm is done to the land can a claim of trespass be supported, and the defendant was found not liable.
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