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Jeff Fabian, Don’t Tase Me Bro!: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Laws Governing Taser Use by Law Enforcement

62 Fla. L. Rev. 763 (2010) | | | | INTRODUCTION ::Financially destitute and homeless, a man began to sob after receiving a speeding ticket. When the man refused to sign the ticket, the ticketing officer arrested the man. The … Continue reading

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Rosalie Berger Levinson, Reining in Abuses of Executive Power through Substantive Due Process

60 Fla. L. Rev. 519 (2008) | | | | ABSTRACT :: Although substantive due process is one of the most confusing and controversial areas of constitutional law, it is well established that the Due Process Clause includes a substantive … Continue reading

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Michael J. Hooi, Qualified Immunity: When is a Loss Ultimately a Win?

60 Fla. L. Rev. 979 (2008) | | | | TEXT :: Scott v. Harris, 127 S. Ct. 1769 (2007) A Georgia sheriff’s deputy clocked Victor Harris driving seventy-three miles per hour in a fifty-five mile per hour zone. After … Continue reading

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Diane J. Zelmer, Constitutional Law: Convicting Detainees for Refusing to Answer Law Enforcement’s Commonsense Inquiries Makes no Commonsense: Hiibel v. Sixth Judicial District Court, 124 S. Ct. 2451 (2004)

57 Fla. L. Rev. 459 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: While investigating an assault report, a police officer observed a silver and red GMC truck parked on the roadside with skid marks behind it. Petitioner, who appeared intoxicated, … Continue reading

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