Monthly Archives: May 2017

Provocation Rule abolished by SCOTUS

2017-05-31T15:32:54+00:00

NINTH CIRCUIT-INVENTED PROVOCATION DOCTRINE ABOLISHED BY UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT In a May 30, 2017 opinion, the Unites States Supreme Court stopped in its tracks a doctrine invented by the Ninth Circuit: “If law enforcement officers make a “seizure” of a person using force that is judged to be reasonable based on a consideration of [...]

Provocation Rule abolished by SCOTUS2017-05-31T15:32:54+00:00