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- Use of Force Experts Testify in Police Brutality Cases
Police brutality cases are often experienced when officers are not trained properly, have been subjected to pressure or abuse in their lives or have certain views such as racism or sexism. When these incidents occur, it is generally important to hire an expert witness that is able to explain why they actions occur and how the victim needs compensation to recover.
- What Are My Options When My Car Is a Lemon?
Before you can exercise any of your rights under California's lemon laws, you must first make sure that your vehicle actually qualifies as a lemon.
- Lemon Laws in California
What exactly is a lemon and what protections does the state of California provide consumers? Fortunately for consumers, the Song-Beverly Act is a strong protection for consumer rights.
- Discrimination by Commercial Landlord Based on Disclosed Religious Use of Property
Religious discrimination may exist when a person seeking a commercial lease or hoping to buy a commercial site is denied the ability to complete this transaction solely because of his or her religion. There are often different rules for commercial properties than there are for residential properties, but legal protections may exist to prohibit such conduct.
- Consider Recalls When Buying a Used Car
While consumer groups are fighting to ban the sale of vehicles with open safety recalls, buyers need to take a few steps to protect themselves when purchasing a used car or truck.
- Reliable and Accurate Forensic Testing at Risk under Attorney General Sessions
Several of my law firm colleagues and I, as well as others in the criminal defense bar in Wisconsin, regularly deal with DNA and other trace forensic evidence. The need for accurate and reliable forensic testing by law enforcement and state crime labs is critical, as our criminal clients’ lives and freedom is at stake.
- Vision Discrimination in the Workplace
Vision impairments including blindness are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
- Using an Expert Witness to Prove Police Brutality
Police brutality is a constant issue that requires the help of an expert witness to prove it exists within the case, and the professional may need to show this based on the evidence gathered. When the victim has been innocence of any charges but injured by the officer, this could assist in demonstrating how the claim involves police brutality.
- Expert Witnesses Used in Police Shooting Cases
Police shootings could involve innocent bystanders, criminals or those accused of illegal acts, and proving that the injuries sustained were unnecessary could contain complications. Expert witnesses are hired by a lawyer to help with certain pieces of evidence, police procedure and various other interactions the judge or jury is not aware of with law enforcement.
- Challenging a Warrantless Search by Police in a Constitutionally Protected Space
Warrantless searches by police of a place that is protected by the Fourth Amendment are presumptively unreasonable.