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Lawyers Presence at a Physical Line-Up

E-Newsletter Edition: August 18, 2010 Response Provided By: Brian S. Batterton, Attorney Always note that state law may be more restrictive on police power than the U.S. Constitution. VIEW/DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE COPY OF THIS LEGAL QUESTION HERE QUESTION PRESENTED: After a person is [...]

By |2018-07-09T23:05:48+00:00August 18th, 2010|Legal questions|

Profanity and the Use of Force

E-Newsletter Edition: Feb 24, 2010 Response Provided By: Brian S. Batterton, Attorney Always note that state law may be more restrictive on police power than the U.S. Constitution. QUESTION PRESENTED:: I recently took a POST Supervisor class, and during the Use of [...]

By |2018-07-09T23:08:02+00:00February 24th, 2010|Legal questions|

Jurisdiction in “4th Class City”

E-Newsletter Edition: Feb 10, 2010 Response Provided By: Brian S. Batterton, Attorney Always note that state law may be more restrictive on police power than the U.S. Constitution. QUESTION PRESENTED:: I serve as an officer in a town in Missouri of approximately [...]

By |2018-07-09T23:07:21+00:00February 10th, 2010|Legal questions|

Teacher’s use of force with fire extinguisher

E-Newsletter Edition: Feb 2, 2010 Response Provided By: Brian S. Batterton, Attorney Always note that state law may be more restrictive on police power than the U.S. Constitution. QUESTION PRESENTED:: Can a teacher use a fire extinguisher to stop a fight?  Would [...]

By |2018-07-09T23:06:39+00:00February 2nd, 2010|Legal questions|

Can Pointing a gun be considered a use of force?

E-Newsletter Edition: Jan 27, 2010 Response Provided By: Jack Ryan, Attorney Always note that state law may be more restrictive on police power than the U.S. Constitution. THE QUESTION PRESENTED IS BASED ON THE FOLLOWING FACTS: Officers pursued a vehicle whose operator [...]

By |2018-07-09T23:02:45+00:00January 27th, 2010|Legal questions|
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