Category: Audio

The Case of the Neighbor with a Knife

The Case of the Neighbor with a Knife

In this edition of Bruce’s Brownbag Wednesday, Bruce reviews the recent Supreme Court decision Kisela v. Hughes issued by the court on April 2, 2018. BLUE KEY PHRASES: Use of Force Deadly Force Qualified Immunity Clearly Established BLUE KEY CASES: Tennessee v. Garner, 471 U. S. 1 (1985) Graham v. Connor, 490 U. S. 386 …

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Sanzone v. Gray – Use of Deadly Force

Sanzone v. Gray – Use of Deadly Force

In this episode, Bruce-Alan Barnard reviews a 42 USC 1983 civil suit for excessive use of force resulting in the death of the suspect. KEY PHRASES: Use of Force Deadly Force Qualified Immunity KEY CASES: Graham v. Connor, 490 U.S. 386 (1989) Tennessee v. Garner, 471 U.S. 1 (1985) Saucier v. Katz, 533 U.S. 194 …

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The Case of the Rasberry Jam

The Case of the Rasberry Jam

In this audio recording of Bruce’s Brownbag Wednesday Webinar 2018-07, Bruce discusses the legal aspects of US v. Rasberry. This case is from the First Circuit and was released in February 2018. KEY PHRASES: Consent to Search Terry Stop Terry Frisk Arrest Search Incident to Arrest KEY CASES: Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968) …

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In Search of the Reasonable Officer

In Search of the Reasonable Officer

Bruce’s Brownbag Wednesday Webinar  2018-06  In Search of the Reasonable Officer This week Bruce discusses the development of the “reasonable officer standard” in Graham v Connor and the practical and political problems with the application of the standard. The Elie Mystal quote is from the More Perfect podcast episode called “Mr. Graham and the Reasonable …

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The Case of the Bloodhound Blunder

The Case of the Bloodhound Blunder

Winfrey v. Rogers (5th Cir. Feb. 2017) – The is a 1983 civil suit for malicious prosecution with the primary issue on appeal focused on Qualified Immunity. This is the audio recording of Bruce’s Brownbag Wednesday Webinar 2018-05 aired on 7 Feb 2018. Key Terms: Probable Cause Malicious Prosecution Fourth Amendment False Affidavit Qualified Immunity …

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The Case of the Bus Blues

The Case of the Bus Blues

Bruce’s Brownbag Wednesday Webinar 2018-04 (31 JAN 2018) United States v Azor (First Circuit Jan 2018) Wiretap order information leads to traffic stop, automobile search, arrest, and search warrant application and execution.

The Case of the Rotten Peaches

The Case of the Rotten Peaches

Bruce’s Brownbag Wednesday Webinar 2018-03. This is the audio from the BBW “Case of the Week” – US v Wesby This is a Supreme Court decision addressing probable cause and qualified immunity.

The Case of the Bulge in the Waistband

The Case of the Bulge in the Waistband

This is the audio from the recorded webinar: Bruce’s Brownbag Wednesday Webinar 2018-02 United States v. Clark  (1st Circuit  Jan 3, 2018) KEY CASES: Rodriguez v. United States, 135 S.Ct. 1609 (2015) Hiibel v. Sixth Jud. Dist. Ct., 542 U.S. 177 (2004) Brendlin v. California, 551 U.S. 249 (2007) Nix v. Williams, 467 U.S. 431 …

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The Case of the Busted Stove

The Case of the Busted Stove

This is the audio from the recorded webinar of Bruce’s Brownbag Wednesday Webinar number 2018-01. United States v Coffell (11th Circuit Dec 14, 2017) KEY PHRASES: Search and Seizure Government Action Warrant Application Scope of Search Plain View Seizure Subjective Motivation KEY CASES: United States v. Jacobsen, 466 U.S. 109 (1984) Brigham City, Utah v. …

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