March 2017 AELE case notes and publications alert
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1. When Crowds Protest, Legal Observers Serve as a Neutral Force.
2. New AELE Monthly Law Journal article:
When is Law "Clearly Established" for Purposes of Qualified Immunity in Civil Rights Litigation?
3. AELE's next seminar is on Use of Force. Join us in Las Vegas on April 3-6, 2017. More info at http://www.aele.org/menu-lethal.html
Use of Force by law enforcement and correctional personnel is in the news every day. This comprehensive 4-day program covers all major aspects
of use of force. It includes the use of lethal and non-lethal force; investigation and adjudication of use of force incidents and complaints of excessive force.
It also includes psychological and bio-mechanical aspects of the use of force.
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AELE announces its revised and expanded educational program on DISCIPLINE and INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS. This revised and expanded
4 day program covers the legal, operational, investigative, adjudicative, and administrative aspects of public safety internal affairs and discipline.
Recent events have focused on the ability and credibility of public safety agencies and government to investigate, and control activities
of their employees and the lack of accountability to the public. We have added several new topics such as social media, cameras,
off-duty behavior and activities, cell phones, and racial and sexual harassment and hostile work environment. These are in addition
to the other topics listed herein. The program will be held in Las Vegas October 2-5, 2017. The faculty includes very experienced practitioners.
For more information and to register click here: http://www.aele.org/menu-disc.html. Attendance at this program satisfies one of the
requirements for the AELE Certified Litigation Specialist (CLS) Designation. Information on the CLS designation may also be found
on the AELE web site at http://www.aele.org/cls-info.html
4. The March 2017 issues of AELE's three periodicals have been uploaded.
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*** Law Enforcement Liability Reporter ***
This issue has cases on assault and battery, defenses: qualified immunity, domestic violence and child abuse, firearms related, Second Amendment issues,
First Amendment, malicious prosecution, public protection of informants, and search and seizure of persons View here.
*** Fire, Police & Corrections Personnel Reporter ***
This issue has cases on This issue has cases on arbitration procedures, family and medical leave, First Amendment related, hairstyle and appearance
regulations, pension rights and benefits, political discrimination, retaliatory personnel action, veterans and other preference laws, whistleblower
protection, and workers' compensation. View here.
*** Jail and Prisoner Law Bulletin ***
This issue has cases on the death penalty, medical care, prisoner assault by officers, prisoner classification, prisoner death/injury, privacy, administrative
segregation, and sex offenders.View here.
5. Selected criminal law and procedure cases are at three other free websites.
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3. Jail and prisoner legal issues at http://www.aele.org/law/Digests/jailmenu.html
4. Electronic control weapons case summaries at http://www.aele.org/law/Digests/ECWcases.html
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