When Gains Trump Losses: An Analysis of Restitutionary Relief for the Tort of Conversion

This article considers the relatively common situation in which a tortfeasor innocently takes and improves property belonging to another. A vexing question arises from these facts: who is entitled to the tortfeasor’s profits?

This article first appeared in the Winter 2010 edition of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review.

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