Outline: Tort Law and False Imprisonment Essay

Submitted By Kinglife
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Rules/Elements/Statutory Definitions

Battery: Harmful Contact An actor is subject to liability to another for battery if…..

(a) He acts intending to cause a harmful or offensive contact with the person of the other of third person, or an imminent apprehension of such contact AND
(b) harmful contact with the person of the other directly or indirectly results. Battery: Offensive Contact (1)An actor is subject to liability to another for battery if….. (a) He acts intending to cause a harmful or offensive contact with the person of the other of third person, or an imminent apprehension of such contact AND (b) an offensive contact with the person of the other directly or indirectly results. (2) An act which is not done with the intention stated in (a) does not make the actor liable to the other for a mere offensive contact with the other for a mere offensive contact with the other person although the act involves an unreasonable risk of inflicting it and, therefore, would be negligent or reckless if the risk threatened bodily harm.

Assault (1) An actor is subject to liability to another for assault if…. (a) He acts intending to cause a harmful or offensive contact with the person of the other or a third person, or an imminent apprehension of such contact, AND (b) The other is thereby put in such a imminent apprehension (2) an action which is not done with the intention stated in (1,a) does not make the actor liable to the other for an…