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Civil Liability of Law Enforcement Agencies & Personnel
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Defense verdict for defendant police officers in excessive force suit overturned on appeal because officers' attorney "dramatically" dropped lengthy computer printout in front of jury while cross-examining plaintiff/arrestee about prior criminal convictions; attorney's actions were so prejudicial that a new trial was required Sanders-El v. Wencewicz, 987 F.2d 483 (8th Cir. 1993).
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