Dillard Department Stores, Inc. v. Silva - Anastasia McCleary(pg 161 SATL 3 Detention for Investigation Dillard Department Stores Inc v Silva Supreme

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Anastasia McCleary (pg. 161 SATL) 3. Detention for Investigation Dillard Department Stores, Inc. v. Silva Supreme Court of Texas 148 S.w.3d 370 (Tex. 2004) Facts The defendant, Silva, went into the store to return merchandise. Prior to exchanging, he bought other items. He was reported as a possible shop lifter, handcuffed, and turned over to the police. The customer was acquitted on criminal charges and then brought this action. Procedural History The jury awarded Silva actual damages of $13,124.01 for mental anguish and for costs associated with his criminal prosecution. The jury also found that Dillard acted with malice,
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