Thesaurus / false imprisonment
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He was immediately sued for false imprisonment and cast in heavy damages.

The remedy for a wrongful arrest is by an action for false imprisonment.

You shall have an action for false imprisonment, and make a profit of this, yet.

The remedy for having been shut up in an asylum, as a nuisance, is an action for false imprisonment.

My Experiences in a Lunatic AsylumHerman Charles Merivale

He brought an action for false imprisonment against a solicitor named Wyatt.

Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume I (of 2)Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson

It's a suit for false imprisonment for one hundred thousand dollars!

Tutt and Mr. TuttArthur Train

The common law recognized the tort of false imprisonment if a man arrested as a felon, a person who was not a felon.

I said I would sue him for false imprisonment; I would have a writ of habeas corpus.

If, Yes and PerhapsEdward Everett Hale

Well, it will be false imprisonment, and Mademoiselle Klosking's lover will smart for it.

The Woman-HaterCharles Reade

I bade him do me justice for my false imprisonment all this while; for what had I been imprisoned so long for?

George FoxGeorge Fox

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