In the below video summary, Reporters Kenneth W. Simons and W. Jonathan Cardi walk through portions of Tentative Draft No. 5 (2020) of Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons, which contains Sections from Chapter 3, Privileges.
Sections discussed in the summary include:
§ 20. Definitions for Privileges
§ 23. Self-Defense by Deadly Force
§ 26. Liability to Bystander for Intentional Tort or for Negligence
§ 31. Privilege to Defend Land or Personal Property from Intrusion by Use of a Mechanical Device
§ 32. Scope of Privilege to Regain Possession of Land or Personal Property
§ 35. Private Actor’s Privilege to Use Force for the Purpose of Arrest
§ 37. Merchant’s Privilege
§ 39. Law Enforcement Privilege
§ 42. Conditions on the Privileges to Arrest or to Investigate, Terminate, or Prevent Crime
This project was on the 2020 Annual Meeting agenda. Although this year’s Annual Meeting has been cancelled, project drafts are being produced and posted online. Each will be a Tentative Draft, but no motions may be made and no voting will occur. The drafts may be revised or supplemented before submission at the Annual Meeting in May 2021.