7.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.
PTS:1NAT: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 storeand 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 outside Anne’s store. Discuss any liability Anne might have and why.
PTS:1NAT:AACSB: Analytic | AACSB: Reflective ThinkingTOP:duty