Police Civil Liability: Supreme Court Cases and Materials / Edition 2

Police Civil Liability: Supreme Court Cases and Materials / Edition 2

by Victor E. Kappeler
     
 

ISBN-10: 1577664426

ISBN-13: 9781577664420

Pub. Date: 03/07/2006

Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.

The number of laws pertaining to police civil liability has grown substantially over the last several years. It is thus mandatory for students of policing and others involved with the operations and management of the criminal justice system to become familiar with the twenty-nine Supreme Court cases contained in this volume. To assist readers in mastering the Court…  See more details below

Overview

The number of laws pertaining to police civil liability has grown substantially over the last several years. It is thus mandatory for students of policing and others involved with the operations and management of the criminal justice system to become familiar with the twenty-nine Supreme Court cases contained in this volume. To assist readers in mastering the Court opinions, Kappeler includes introductory material targeting important elements surrounding the cases, information on the authority and responsibility of the Court, the rules of logic that guide judges in deciding Court cases, and effective techniques for briefing a case. Through-provoking questions for discussion and a listing of related cases add to this valuable casebook’s effectiveness as a learning tool. An excellent complement to Kappeler’s text Critical Issues in Police Civil Liability, Third Edition!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781577664420
Publisher:
Waveland Press, Inc.
Publication date:
03/07/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Overview of the Court and Case Law1
Supreme Court of the United States1
Learning Legal Reasoning and Reading Case Law7
How to Brief a Case11
IMunicipal Liability and Immunity15
Monroe v. Pape17
Monell v. Dept. of Social Services of the City of New York33
Owen v. City of Independence, Missouri63
Leatherman v. Tarrant County Narcotics Intelligence and Coordination Unit88
IIIndividual and Official Capacity Lawsuits95
Brandon v. Holt97
Kentucky v. Graham104
Will v. Michigan Department of State Police112
Hafer v. Melo121
IIIPolicy, Custom, and Policymakers129
City of Oklahoma City v. Tuttle131
Pembaur v. City of Cincinnati142
City of St. Louis v. Praprotnik153
Board of the County Commissioners of Bryan County, Oklahoma v. Brown, et al.166
McMillian v. Monroe County, Alabama178
IVPolice Use of Force191
Tennessee v. Garner193
Graham v. Connor208
City of Los Angeles v. Heller217
Saucier v. Katz, et al.220
VSearch, Seizure, and Deprivation of Liberty231
Soldal v. Cook County, Illinois233
Albright v. Oliver244
Wilson v. Layne250
VIInadequate Training261
City of Canton, Ohio v. Harris263
Collins v. City of Harker Heights, Texas273
VIIPolice Use of Vehicles285
Brower v. County of Inyo287
County of Sacramento v. Lewis292
VIIIThe Scope of Individual Immunity307
Harlow v. Fitzgerald309
Briscoe v. LaHue323
Malley v. Briggs338
Anderson v. Creighton345
Hunter v. Bryant353
Appendix359
Selected Amendments to the Constitution of the United States360
Selected Federal Statutes361
Selected Rules of the Supreme Court of the United States365
Members of the Supreme Court of the United States368
Glossary of Legal Terms371

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