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She “only regained her volitional capacity to consent” after 3 days of program.RULE: BEHAVIORCANIMPLYCONSENTTOTHESITUATIONANDYOUHAVEAREASONABLEMEANSTOESCAPE,THENYOUARENOTCOMPLETECONFINEDRULE: CONSENTATANYPOINTRELEASESLIABILITYPossibly a bad rule. Ct seems sympathetic to parents. Really rely on her being able to move somewhat freely. DO NOT CITE TO THISB.FALSE IMPRISONMENT RESTATEMENTS§35 False Imprisonment(1) An actor is subject to liability to another for false imprisonment if (a)He acts intending to confine the other or a third person within boundariesfixed by the actor, and(b) His act directly or indirectly results in such a confinement of the other, and(c)The other is conscious of the confinement or harmed by it.(2) An act which is not done with the intention stated in Subsection (1, a) does notmake the actor liable to the other for a merely transitory or otherwise harmlessconfinement, although the act involves an unreasonable risk of imposing itand therefore would be negligent or reckless if the risk threatened bodilyharm.§36 What Constitutes Confinement(1) To make the actor liable for false imprisonment, the other’s confinementwithin the boundaries fixed by the actor must be complete.30
(2) The confinement is complete although there is a reasonable means of escape,unless the other knows of it.(3) The actor does not become liable for false imprisonment by intentionallypreventing another from going in a particular direction in which he has a rightor privilege to go.§38 Confinement by Physical BarriersThe confinement may be actual or apparent physical barriers.§119 p. 60 illustrations§45A Instigating or Participating in False ImprisonmentOne who instigates or participates in the unlawful confinement of another issubject to liability to the other for false imprisonment.INSTIGATION- If the confinement is unprivileged, the one who instigates it issubject to liability to the person confined for the false imprisonment. Instigationconsists of words or acts which direct, request, invite or encourage the falseimprisonment itself.V.ASSAULT p. 64 - 70A.ASSAULT CASESCaseFactsRuleNotesRULE: 1.Intent to contact or intent to cause imminent apprehension of harmfulcontact2.Contact is offensive or harmful AND3.The person is put in imminent apprehension of contactNo intention= no assault31
Victim HAS TO BE AWAREBower v Ackerly p. 66P convinced city to take down D’s billboards. Defendant starts threatening Plaintiff over the phone. Plaintiffsays they caused him tobe in terror and panicThe threat must be of imminent harm. “The immediate physical threat which is important, rather than the manner in which it is conveyed.”RULE: THREATENINGPHONECALLSCANNOTCONSTITUTEASSAULT. YOUMUSTBEINIMMINENTAPPREHENSIONOFOFFENSIVECONTACTRULE: IMMINENTMEANSIMMEDIATEThe phone calls were not enough for immediate fear.