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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

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False Imprisonment

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ISBN13: 9780853086895
ISBN: 0853086893
Published: March 2001
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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This work on false imprisonment offers a comprehensive analysis of all the relevant law, and provides an exhaustive summary of the statute and case-law, the remedies available and the practicalities of bringing a civil action against the police.

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Police and Public Order Law, Prison Law
Historical background; what amounts to an imprisonment and the ""mens rea"" required to be a tortfeaser; defences; serious and other arrestable offences; the citizen's power of arrest without a warrant; the power of arrest of a constable without a warrant and powers of detention falling short of arrest; the Road Traffic Act 1988; reasonable suspicion and belief; other grounds which render an arrest unlawful; lawful detention after the initial arrest; the Armed Forces; the powers of certain sections of the citizenry to restrain the freedom of movement of others; liability as a tortfeaser; remedies for false imprisonment; civil actions for false imprisonment; the criminal law of false imprisonment; human rights; conclusion.