Legal Update

Legal Update

Larry E. Holtz, Esq. DEADLY FORCE: AN OFFICER’S FAILURE TO SHOUT A WARNING In its first decision of 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court renders a determination regarding qualified immunity in a police shooting case. Recently, in White v. Pauly, 137 S.Ct. 548 (2017), the United States Supreme Court addressed “the situation of an officer who – having arrived late at an ongoing police action and having witnessed shots being fired by one of several individuals in a house surrounded by…

Continue reading