[2] 7 - Unlawful Imprisonment

AKA. False Imprisonment

Unlawful imprisonment is when a person (who doesn't have legal authority or justification) intentionally restrains another person's ability to move freely.

Felony Sentence: 200 Seconds VMenu Sentence: 15 Minutes Economy Fine: $500


1) During a heated argument, the husband grabs his wife and prevents her from leaving a room; 2) An employee, while upset with a co-worker on the job, locks the co-worker in a closet; or 3) A police officer arrests and detains a suspect without a warrant and with no legal authority.


1) Legal authority to restrain or consent 2) Self-defense or Shopkeepers privilege 3) Parental Rights when suitable

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