Invasion of privacy**
-Unjustified confinement within fixed area – physical or psychological detention
Psychological (no physical contact – “you will not leave this room”) physical is using contact
(Prison, room, car, etc.)
(No easy escape available)
(Bus passenger cannot demand new stop)
Chapter 4 question 2 page *92
He has the freedom to go another way. She’s just stopping him from the direction he wants to
However not false imprisonment he has the option to go the other way
Powers of arrest and detention
Only if a crime is actually being committed by the suspect. Not allowed to search, that would be
detaining or invasion of privacy.
Police officers just have to have a reasonable belief in commission of crime to be able to
No liability even if no actual crime.
Security guards or private citizens for example however cannot.
Businesses may reduce the risk of liability by calling a police officer to search