Tag: Section 1983

Warrantless interrogation suit goes back to trial

In the heat of a stressful situation such as a police standoff, police follow their instructions to secure the crime scene and prevent the destruction of evidence and preserve the crime scene for the investigators. When police secure an investigation scene one of the first things they do is identify and isolate witnesses. They keep […]

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Constitutional Claims: Section 1983

While most people understand that they have civil rights that may not be violated, fewer have sought to enforce their rights after they believe they were violated. Under federal law, when your constitutional rights are violated, you may file a civil lawsuit, asking for an award of money damages to compensate you for a violation […]

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