Dillards v Silva - CASE Dillard Dept Stores Inc v Silva Court Supreme Court of Texas 148 S.W.3d 370(tex 2004 Facts a Plaintiff\/Dillards Defendant\/Silva

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CASE: Dillard Dept Stores, Inc v. Silva Court: Supreme Court of Texas 148 S.W.3d 370 (tex. 2004) Facts a. Plaintiff/Dillards Defendant/Silva b. Silva went to Dillards to exchange three shirts he received as a gift. Before exchanging them he bought three other shirts. A store clerk saw him and reported him for possible shoplifting. Silva was put in handcuffs, detained , and turned over to the Houston police. c. (1) C/A: false imprisonment (2) relief requested: (3) defenses raised: Procedural History: a. Lower court’s ruling(s): in favor of Silva, court of appeals affirmed b. Damages awarded: 13,124.01 mental anguis and court costs, 50,000 for exemplary c. Appellant: Dillards Issues: a. substantive issue (i) was Silva detained in a reasonable manor?
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