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Unformatted text preview: They accuse the manager and Walmart of false imprisonment for their actions Law: False Imprisonment o Unreasonable force was used o No reasonable cause existed for the belief that the suspect had committed a theft of goods o The detention lasted more than 60 minutes, unless it was unreasonable under the circumstances that the suspect be detained longer Court Decision: Court of appeals: Granted each child $500 in damages plus court costs Trial Court: Reversed Why: The decision was reversed because none of their testimony matched what was stated in the law as False Imprisonment, therefore being reversed by the trial court...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course BLAW 1310 taught by Professor Hale during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.
- Fall '11