June 2016

Federal appeals court rejects police use of taser against man recovering from diabetic seizure

By |2016-06-15T10:59:06-07:00June 15th, 2016|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , |

Last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, which sets legal precedent for the states of Florida, Alabama, and Georgia, ruled that a jury could find that police used unconstitutional excessive force when they tasered a man recovering from a diabetic seizure.

January 2016

Federal appeals court finds police use of taser on nonviolent bystander to be unlawful

By |2016-01-11T11:19:46-08:00January 11th, 2016|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , |

Last week, in Kent v Oakland County, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision finding that police officers could not be shielded from a civil rights lawsuit by a victim of excessive police force involving in a taser.

January 2012


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