Brief filed: 03/09/2015
Kingsley v. Hendrickson
United States Supreme Court; Case No. 14-6368
Decision below 744 F.3d 443 (7th Cir. 2014).
The Court has assessed the objective reasonableness of alleged civil liberties deprivations by law enforcement personnel for more than a century. The Court has applied the objective reasonableness test to excessive force cases. The Court’s reasoning in support of the objective reasonableness test is equally applicable to cases involving pretrial detainees.
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