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The Ninth Circuit Creates a Difficult and Dangerous Standard for Officers: An Analysis of Vos v. City Of Newport Beach (June 11, 2018)

Key Facts of Vos v. City of Newport Beach On May 29, 2014, at around 8:15 p.m., Gerritt Vos entered a 7-Eleven in an agitated manner, prompting someone to call 911. The Newport Police Department dispatch advised the responding officers…

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SCOTUS Reverses Ninth Circuit And Finds Officer Is Immune From Liability In Excessive Force Case

On April 2, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States, in Andrew Kisela v. Amy Hughes, granted summary judgment in favor of police officer Andrew Kisela on the grounds that he was entitled to a qualified immunity – an…