false imprisonment


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false imprisonment

An intentional tort; unlawful intentional confinement of another within fixed boundaries so that the confined person is conscious of the confinement or harmed by it.
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Florida law states that false imprisonment or kidnapping is a third-degree felony and is punishable by up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.
If you find the defendant guilty of False Imprisonment, you must also determine whether the State has proved the following aggravating circumstances beyond a reasonable doubt:
"Personal and advertising injury" is defined on the form to include injuries arising out of false imprisonment. An exclusion for employment-related practices can also be added to the form, which excludes personal or advertising injury arising out of employment-related practices, policies, acts, or omissions.
In 2005 Illinois resident Fitzroy Barnaby was convicted of false imprisonment and deemed a sex offender for grabbing a girl by the arm after she had ridden in front of his car on her bicycle.
Birmingham Magistrates Court confirmed that Mr Aziz was also charged with false imprisonment and making threats to kill, and Mrs Akhtar with false imprisonment.
Philip Murphy, 40, from Killala Gardens, Knocknaheeny, Cork, appeared before a special sitting of Cork District Court on Saturday, charged with false imprisonment of a young man on Thursday night.
RETIRED Northumbria Police chief constable Mike Craik has escaped facing trial by jury on a false imprisonment charge.
Vergil Percival, 36, of Northwold Road, Stoke Newington, London, was found guilty of two counts of kidnap and one count of blackmail, while Thijseen Johns-Elliot, 28, of Siddons Road, Sydenham, London, was convicted of two counts of false imprisonment and one count of blackmail.
The alleged victim, from Seattle, in the United States, is seeking undisclosed damages for emotional distress, false misrepresentation and false imprisonment in relation to an incident she claims occured on the magician's private island in the Bahamas.
Matthews appeared with Michael Donovan, 40, who is already charged with nine-year-old Shannon's kidnap and false imprisonment and with perverting the course of justice.
CASE FACTS: Cindy Segal brought suit against First Psychiatric Planners, Inc., alleging numerous instances of malpractice, false imprisonment, and intentional negligent infliction of emotional distress by the hospital.
Falling star Michael Jackson stepped up to a microphone and thanked his fans for their support after having multiple child abuse, abduction and false imprisonment charges laid against him on Friday.