California’s Use of Deadly Force Legislation: AB 392

California’s Use of Deadly Force Legislation: AB 392

On August 19, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law new standards for use of deadly force by police officers in California. The law, introduced by AB 392, exceeds standards set forth by the United States Supreme Court in Tennessee v. Garner and Graham...
Sports Betting in Ohio: What You Need To Know

Sports Betting in Ohio: What You Need To Know

On May 14, 2018, the United States Supreme Court held in Murphy v. NCAA that certain provisions of the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) violated the anti-commandeering rule of the Constitution and that these provisions could not...
Police Officer Body-Worn Cameras and the Courts

Police Officer Body-Worn Cameras and the Courts

In the courtroom, footage from police officer dashboard and body-worn cameras is frequently utilized by prosecutors and defense attorneys alike in order to show officers’ interactions with victims, witnesses, and defendants. This footage provides a detailed, firsthand...