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Criminal Procedure Law and Practice

Criminal Justice

Quiz 14 :

Legal Liabilities of Law Enforcement Officers

Quiz 14 :

Legal Liabilities of Law Enforcement Officers

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Which defense,in Section 1983 cases,holds that an officer is not civilly liable unless he or she violated a clearly established statutory or constitutional right of which a reasonable person would have known?
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A tort is a
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A Section 1983 case is filed under
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One exception to the public duty doctrine occurs when there is
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An officer's liability under Section 1983 and state tort cases are
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If an on-duty officer violates state law,under Section 1983,the officer
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To obtain money damages from a police officer under Section 1983,the plaintiff must prove the officer was acting under color of law and that the officer
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Which of the following have the courts held is an indication that an officer who is "moonlighting" is acting under the color of the law?
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False arrest,false imprisonment,assault,and battery are examples of
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main difference between assault and battery is that
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One of the implications of the good faith defense under Section 1983 is that police agencies have an obligation to
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The breach of a common law or statutory duty to act reasonably toward those who may foreseeably be harmed by one's conduct is known as a(n)
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Which of the following is NOT a requirement to establish the official immunity defense in state tort actions?
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The doctrine that holds that government functions are owed to the general public but not to specific individuals is the
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Assault is
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The use of power possessed by virtue of law and made possible only because the officer is clothed with the authority of the state is known as
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Title 42 of the U.S.Code,Section 1983 is commonly referred to as the
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Most state agencies,by law or official policy,provide representation to state law enforcement officers in civil actions.Such representation is usually undertaken by the
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Which of the following is NOT one of the three subcategories of legal liabilities under federal and state laws?
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The two categories of types of force used by police officers are
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