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Supreme Court Action: Qualified Immunity When Deadly Force is Used By Officers During A Car Chase, by Mark Giangrande, Law Librarians Blog


It will be interesting to see how this ruling may be applied to recent news events. –CCE

The Supreme Court issued one opinion today [November 9, 2015].  The case, Mullenix v. Luna (14-1143), decided whether a Texas state trooper (Mullenix) was entitled to qualified immunity when he fired shots at a suspect’s car during a high speed chase, killing the suspect. . . .