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1

Intentionally confining a person against their will.

False imprisonment

2

goods in general sitting in a store.

merchandises/ˈmɝː.tʃən.daɪz/

3

How do we call a person who steal the merchandises from the store?

Shoplifter

4

How do we call the wrong doing of a racist?

racial discrimination /dɪˌskrɪm.əˈneɪ.ʃən/

5

you are "extremely angry" because of a claim that you are doing wrong. what can you use instead of "extremely angry"

infuriated/ɪnˈfjʊr.i.eɪt/

6

a claim that someone is doing wrong.

Allegation /ˌæl.əˈɡeɪ.ʃən/

7

What is the action of marching someone to the police office?

escorting
EX: The policeman is escorting a criminal to the police office.

8

You're on another's land without their permission, so
what type of tort will you be sued for that?

the tort of trespassing /ˈtres.pæs/:
Enter onto another's land without permission or legal right.

9

If u are standing in your land but intentionally break another's windows, So what type of tort will you be sued for?

Trespass to goods:
Intentional damage or interference with another's goods or property (rather than land).

10

Hand downs

hand cuffed

11

If you are in possession of property or funds of another, what type of tort will you be sued for?

Conversion:
Stealing or in possession of stolen property.

12

a wrongdoer/ a criminal

culprit /ˈkʌl.prɪt/

13

If your dear neighbor turn the music too loud and you cannot sleep even a bit of time, what type of tort can you sue them for?

Nuisance /ˈnuː.səns/:
intentional interference with another's use enjoyment f their property. Public nuisance such as nudity` in public, private nuisance deal with the dispute between 2 people in the mentioned ex.

14

When making the point in what phrase should i use?

This AFFECTS the ENJOYMENT of YOUR PROPERTY and CLEARLY CONSTITUTES THE TORT OF PUBLIC NUISANCE. (When you are accusing someone of committing a tort of crime,you have to STATE it in that way)