6.Delia Jones is shopping at Kohl's one afternoon. She has her two small children with her and they are not cooperating. As she is looking at several pairs of earrings, one of the children in her stroller spills a drink on the stroller and floor. Delia places two pairs of earrings on top of her diaper bag and begins cleaning up the children's mess. Frustrated, she then leaves the store to return home. On her way out in the parking lot, she is stopped by store security who asks her to come with him to the store offices. She does so. As they are walking to the elevator, the security guard passes an employee and says, "We've got another loser shoplifter here."Delia is kept at the offices until the police come. She explains the situation and the store manager declines to prosecute. Dis-cuss the liability of the store for its conduct.
NAT:AACSB: Analytic | AACSB: Reflective ThinkingTOP:shopkeeper privilege/negligence7.Three boys were leaving Wal-Mart when they were stopped by plain clothes security officers. One officer said, “Those shirts that you have on were stolen.” One boy said, “You can’t be serious.” The officer responded, “Yes, I am. Come with me.” The boys then went with the officers to a side door and into an office. The boys’ parents have filed suit against Wal-Mart. Discuss what their suit might be for and what defenses Wal-Mart has.
Etc.NAT:AACSB: Analytic | AACSB: Reflective ThinkingTOP:shopkeeper privilege8.Anne Argent runs a Water ‘n Ice store located near a thrift store in a strip mall that has only Ann’s store and the thrift store as tenants. The remaining stores in the strip mall are vacant. Anne’s customers are largely junior high and high school students who ride their bikes to her store from the neighborhoods surrounding the strip mall. They park their bikes outside Anne’s store while they are inside buying drinks, ice cream, and candy. In the past 10 months, 12 bikes have been stolen from out-side Anne’s store. Discuss any liability Anne might have and why.