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    Midler v. Ford Motor Co.

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    In Midler v. Ford Motor Co., Bette Midler sued Ford for unauthorized appropriation. Explain what appropriation is. Tell me what type of civil claim appropriation is and what a person has to prove to win damages for it. (short answer only)

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    Appropriation is one of the four privacy torts; it defines the use of a person's name, likeness or identity for trade or advertising purposes without consent.

    Some states recognize two types of appropriation:
    1. Private People's Right ...

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