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Federal Courts Split on Police Tort Liability  

Author:  Nancy K. D.  Lemon, Esq..

Source: Volume 01, Number 04, April/May 1996 , pp.5-6(2)

Domestic Violence Report

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This article summarizes and discusses recent cases involving police tort liability: Navarro v. Block, 64 U.S.L.W. 2259 (9th Cir. Oct. 19, 1995); Hakken v. Washtenaw County, 1995 WL 594500 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 29, 1995); Pinder v. Johnson, 54 F.3d 1169 (4th Cir. 1995); DeShaney v. Winnebago County Dept. of Social Services, 489 U.S. 189 (1989).

Keywords: dispatcher’s failure

Affiliations:  1: Associate Editor of DVR.

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