Monday, June 22, 2015
Ind. Decisions - SCOTUS rules in 7th Circuit case today, out of Wisconsin
Whether the requirements of a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 excessive force claim brought by a plaintiff who was a pretrial detainee at the time of the incident are satisfied by a showing that the state actor deliberately used force against the pretrial detainee and the use of force was objectively unreasonable.
Posted by Marcia Oddi on June 22, 2015 10:50 AM
Posted to Ind. (7th Cir.) Decisions