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Justification: Law Enforcement

Cases

Burton v. Waller, 502 f3d 1261 (5th Cir. 1974) cert den. 420 U.S. 964, reh. den. 421 U.S.

Case of McCann and others v. UK, ECHR vol. 324 (1995).

Graham v. Connor, 490 U.S. 386, 396–397 (1989).

People v. Couch, 436 Mich. 414 (1990).

People v. Robinson, 68 NY2d 843 (1986).

Tennessee v. Garner, 471 U.S. 1, 11–12 (1985).

U.S. v. Carroll, 267 U.S. 132, 162 (1925).

U.S. v. Cortez, 449 U.S. 411, 417 (1981).

Additional topics

Law Library - American Law and Legal InformationCrime and Criminal LawJustification: Law Enforcement - Arrest And Attendant Uses Of Force, Use Of Force In Connection With Arrest Or Detention, Use Of Deadly Force In Connection With An Arrest