attractive nuisance


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anything on your premises that might attract children into danger or harm

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To avoid such liability, public entities must take proactive steps to ensure that attractive nuisances on their property are either eliminated or carefully protected.
In evaluating whether a landowner is liable for an attractive nuisance a court may weigh:
A swimming pool is a good example of an attractive nuisance.
Any tort for which the attractive nuisance doctrine grants a cause of action.
As a graceless technique of law enforcement, they would deny basic services to the children of illegals, and they speak of rounding up 12 million mainly Latin Americans for deportation, forgetting the signal fact that over the years, by our lack of a policy, neglect of enforcement, and systematic indecision we have at the very least made of ourselves an attractive nuisance.
Miles, author of Qualitative Data, an Attractive Nuisance, Bowman is a "soft-nosed positivist," with one foot planted in the scientific methods and traditions of his training and the other equally firmly rooted in the murkier philosophical questions of meaning.
There appears to be no mention of attractive nuisance in the economics analysis of law literature, other than a passing comment by Landes and Posner (1987, 95-96):
Because water is generally regarded as an attractive nuisance, and most accidents occurring in the aquatic environment are preventable, aquatic accidents are often the subject of lawsuits, sometimes resulting in large financial awards as a result of negligence.
These facilities store the wastewater in large evaporation ponds that are an even greater attractive nuisance for birds and other wildlife.
A third exception is known as the attractive nuisance exception, in which a situation is deemed so attractive to children that it invites their trespass.
It will become an attractive nuisance sitting in southern Indiana we just can't have.
It almost sounds like this was an attractive nuisance, and it's not surprising that adventure-seeking kids would visit the property.
Pointing at the railroad tracks, Solana Beach resident Jim Nelson, said : "It's beyond an attractive nuisance, it's an unbelievable hazard.
It's an attractive nuisance that has not, as yet, attracted the attention of the teenagers who regularly drink beer in the woods and scribble profanities on the bike path.
To teach the concept of mindfulness to lawyers and law students, Rogers has developed a program called Jurisight, which uses legal terms and concepts like pain and suffering, attractive nuisance, due diligence, and hearsay to teach and reinforce the mindfulness practices.