Distinguish between “libel” and “slander”
Distinction between tort and contract
|Ø In contract, the duties are fixed by the parties themselves.
Ø A contract necessitates privity between the parties.
Ø The duty is owed to definite person or persons
Ø Damages for breach may be liquidated or unliquidated
|Ø In tort the duties are imposed by law
Ø Privity is not needed an action in tort to maintain an action of tort.
Ø The duty is owed to the community at large
Ø The damages are always unliquidated