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Unformatted text preview: emotional distress: $1500 actual and $3000 exemplary, and battery: $500 actual and $1000 exemplary. c. Appellant: Groves Issues: a. substantive issue (i) Was this a case of false imprisonment? b. procedural issue: Appellant contends that he was within his rights. Disposition (judgment): Affirmed. Holding: Groves demand for Mrs. Enrights DL was not a lawful order that refusal to comply therewith was not therefore an offense in and of itself. Groves was not right in arresting Enright. Rule of Law or Legal Principle Applied: False arrest arises when one is taken into custody by a person who claims but does not have proper legal authority. Reasoning: Grove arrested Enright for refusing to produce DL not the dog ordinance. This is not within the law. Concurring/Dissenting Opinions: Additional Comments/Personal Impressions:...
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- Fall '09