AELE LAW LIBRARY OF CASE SUMMARIES:
Civil Liability of Law Enforcement Agencies & Personnel
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Other Misconduct: Punishment of Detainees
Court rules that "significant injury" is not a requirement for
proving use of excessive physical force against a prisoner in violation
of the Eighth Amendment Hudson v. McMillian, 60 USLW 4151; 50 CrL 2051
(Feb 25, 1992).
Forcing child detainees to wash police cars as a punishment after a police chief found a profanity written in dust on his car violated their due process rights C-1 By P-1 v. City of Horn Lake, Miss, 775 F.Supp. 940 (N.D.Miss 1990).
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