false imprisonment(redirected from Wrongful incarceration)
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1. Physical confinement of a person or interference with a person's liberty in violation of criminal or constitutional law.
2. The tort of unlawful confinement of a person.
(Law) law the restraint of a person's liberty without lawful authority
the unlawful restraint of a person from exercising the right to freedom of movement.
The illegal or unjustified detention of a person.
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