A salesclerk at Sparkle Jewelry Store observed a customer remove a ring from a display case
and put it in his pocket. In most states, Sparkle:
reasonably detain the customer for suspicion of shoplifting.
not detain the customer but can alert the police.
not detain the customer but once the customer leaves the store, the salesclerk can make a citizen's arrest.
not detain the customer but can sue for conversion.
Trein, Inc. entered into a one-year, $1 million contract with Mia, a sports celebrity, to
promote Trein's products. E-presto Inc., a competitor of Trein, was interested in having Mia
promote its products but knew of her contract with Trein. E-presto offered Mia a three-year,
$5 million contract. Mia left Trein and signed with E-presto. If Trein sues E-presto for tortious
interference with a contract, E-presto:
be able to establish a justification since E-presto was acting to protect an existing economic interest.
be able to establish a justification because, in talking to Mia, E-presto was exercising its First Amendment freedom of speech.
be able to establish a justification because to decide otherwise would subject Mia to involuntary servitude.
not be able to establish a justification.
Runyon was ready to sign a two-year agreement with Barnett Corp. to become Barnett's sales
representative for a three-state area. LaPrise, who wants to be the representative for that