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The Case of the Show and Tell Entries

The Case of the Show and Tell Entries

Montanez v. Carvajal, 11th Cir. May 2018  –  Bruce’s Brownbag Wednesday Webinar 2018-14 This case is about a detention that leads to an arrest outside of a dwelling in Deland, Florida.  During the detention/arrest, law enforcement officers enter and leave a dwelling six times before obtaining a warrant for the seventh entry.  The Eleventh Circuit …

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The Case of the Ducky Deal

The Case of the Ducky Deal

BB2018-13  United States v. Flores (1st Circuit 25 April 2018) This is a case about a tip that turns into a warrantless arrest outside of the hotel in Brunswick Maine that evolves into a warrantless search of the hotel room followed by a warrant application and a subsequent search pursuant to the warrant. The Fourth …

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The Case of the Frisky Bullet

The Case of the Frisky Bullet

BB2018-12 United States v. Johnson, 11th Cir. March 2018 This case involves the response to a 911 call reporting a burglary that results in a Terry Stop, a Terry Frisk, the retrieval of one round of ammunition and a holster, and the search for the firearm to which they belong.  Bruce lines up the Fourth …

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The Case of the Backside Duplex

The Case of the Backside Duplex

United States v. Maxi – 11th Cir. (April 2018) This is a case about a warrantless encounter at a Miami duplex that turns into an arrest, a protective sweep, a warrant application and a full-blown search, and the seizure of drugs and guns.

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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