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Question: Pratt, a stock-car racing driver, had

Pratt, a stock-car racing driver, had entered a race to be held several months later. Two days before the race, he left his racing car at a shop to have some last-minute adjustments made. When Pratt went to pick up the car before the race, the shop owner refused to release it until Pratt paid for work that had been done two years earlier on another car. Pratt could not raise the money in time and was unable to participate in the race. As a result he had to forfeit the $75 fee he had paid to enter.
a. Does it seem that the repair shop acted responsibly?
b. Could Pratt bring suit, charging conversion?
c. Could Pratt bring suit against the repair shop to recover his $75 entry fee?
d. Could Pratt have the shop owner arrested for larceny?


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