Intentionally harmful or offensive contact to another person who did not consent to such contact.
an act that causes reasonable apprehension of an imminent harmful or offensive bodily contact.
acts intentionally to confine or restrain another person within boundaries fixed by the defendant - with no reasonable means of escape and the other person is conscious of the confinement or harmed by it.
intentional or reckless acts with extreme and outrageous conduct that causes severe emotional distress.
intentional acts to cause a physical invasion of the land of another person.
intentional act depriving the plaintiff of possession of his/her chattel or interfering with the plaintiff's chattel in a manner so serious as to deprive the plaintiff of the use of the chattel.
intentional interference with the plaintiff's right of possession by either dispossession or intermeddling.
by words or actions, exhibits a willingness to submit to the defendant’s conduct.
plaintiff is silent in a situation in which a reasonable person would object to the defendant’s action.
A person may use reasonable force to defend against an offensive contact or bodily harm that he/she reasonably believes is about to be intentionally inflicted upon him/her.
may use reasonable force in defense of others upon a reasonable belief that the defended party would be entitled to use self-defense.
may use reasonable force to defend his/her property if he/she reasonably believes it is necessary to prevent tortious harm to his/her property.
may use reasonable force or impose reasonable confinement as is necessary to discipline a child.
If a person has committed a felony, a private citizen is privileged to use force to make an arrest.

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