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Assignment 13 - called a/an action or lawsuit 6 The theory...

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CRJ 120 Assignment 13 Complete each statement. Each blank represents one word. 1. The federal civil statute that is similar to Title 18 U.S. Code Section 242 is Title 42 U.S. Code section ____________________. 2. The ____________________ ____________________ defense under Title 42 U.S. Code Section 1983 provides that an officer is not liable unless they violated a clearly established statutory or constitutional right of which a reasonable person would have known. 3. In ____________________ v. ____________________, the Court reemphasized the requirement that a Section 1983 case succeeds only if there is a proven violation of a constitutional right or of a right guaranteed by federal law. 4. Police officers are authorized to use only ____________________ ____________________, which is defined as the force a prudent and cautious person would use under similar circumstances. 5. A lawsuit brought by the survivors of a person whose death was caused by another is
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Unformatted text preview: called a/an ____________________ ____________________ action or lawsuit. 6. The ____________________ ____________________ theory holds that since police agencies as a whole have greater financial resources than individual officers and supervisors, they are better able to pay money damages--and are also more likely to be the targets of litigation. 7. The ____________________ ____________________ doctrine is an exception to the public duty doctrine. 8. False arrest and false imprisonment are examples of ____________________ ____________________. 9. Title 18 U.S. Code Section 241 can be violated by a private citizen who ____________________ with law enforcement officers to violate rights. 10. To show liability under Title 42 U.S. Code Section 1983, the plaintiff must show that the defendant acted under ____________________ of state law....
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