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Unformatted text preview: c. Appellant: Plaintiff Karen Brudney Issues: a. substantive issue (i) when is a police officers action considered an assault and battery? (ii) Officer used force after issuing a verbal warning while trying to aid a fellow officer who was under attack. b. procedural issue: N/A Disposition (judgment): Defendant won judgment. Holding: The officer used reasonable force in a situation where he was trying to restore order. Rule of Law or Legal Principle Applied: Civil Rights Act Reasoning: (see holding above) Concurring/Dissenting Opinions: Additional Comments/Personal Impressions: According to the court this was not a wrongful or unlawful act committed by the officer (see holding)....
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2009 for the course ??? Torts I taught by Professor Ragan during the Fall '09 term at Florida Coastal School of Law.
- Fall '09