Sep. 13, 2019
When is lethal force 'necessary'?
How much will AB 392's new police-use-of-force standard impact charging decisions and civil liability?
Lisa HolderLaw Office of Lisa Holder
New York Univ SOL; New York NY
Shirley N Weber
Assemblymember, 79th Assembly District, California State Assembly
Under newly-signed AB 392, law enforcement officers may only use lethal force where it's "necessary." The bill's author, Shirley Weber (D - San Diego), and civil rights attorney and UCLA clinical professor Lisa Holder (L/O of Lisa Holder) detail the new standard.
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