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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

"Petition of the Day": Fourth Amendment Seizure case

ScotusBlog's "Petition of the Day" today, featuring links to the cert petition and the opinion below, is Brooks v. Gaenzle, which raises this issue:

Whether a fleeing suspect, who was intentionally shot in the back by police but not immediately arrested, was “seized” for Fourth Amendment purposes.

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