Business Law Tackk

False imprisonment is a restraint of a person in a bounded area without justification or consent.

Example 1 Link; :

Who: Andre Davis

What: Andre Davis spent more than 31 years in prison for a 1980 rape and murder in Rantoul ,Illinois that he did not commit.

When: On the eve of the one year anniversary of obtaining his freedom (July 5, 2013)  he filed a wrongful conviction lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Champaign, Illinois.

Where: Champaign County Court

Outcome:  He received a certificate of innocence on May 8, 2013.

Example 2 Link:

Who: Ronald Kitchen and Marvin Reeves

What: Kitchen was convicted based on his false confession extracted through torture by former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge, detective Michael Kill and two other detectives, and the false testimony of a jailhouse snitch.

When: The criminal convictions of Kitchen and Reeves were overturned in 2009 with the agreement of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, and the men later received certificates of innocence from the Cook County Courts.

Where: Cook County Courts

Outcome: The criminal convictions of Kitchen and Reeves were overturned.

False Imprisonment Photo (Andre Davis)

False Imprisonment Photo (Ronald Kitchen and Marvin Reeves)

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Consumer Electronics Show 2015

When: May 25-27. 2015

Where: Shanghai, China

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Favorite People From History

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Bringing to the Presidency his prestige as commanding general of the victorious forces in Europe during World War II, Dwight D. Eisenhower obtained a truce in Korea and worked incessantly during his two terms to ease the tensions of the Cold War. He pursued the moderate policies of "Modern Republicanism," pointing out as he left office, "America is today the strongest, most influential, and most productive nation in the world."


Daniel Boone

American explorer and frontiersman Daniel Boone blazed a trail to the far west though the Cumberland Gap, thereby providing access to the frontier.


Favorite Cartoon Character
Sterling Archer from Archer

Young Entrepreneur
Garrett Gee

After recognizing there should be easier to use and less clunky QR code software and apps, he made it his mission to be the first one to offer such a product fit for the iPad 2.


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