What to do if Police Use Excessive Force
- Physical force against a person who is already in police custody and is not resisting being in custody;
- Using a weapon against a person who does not have a weapon or a person whom a police officer should reasonably assume does not have a weapon; and
- Using force to intimidate a suspect or a witness into giving a statement.
Additional Criminal Law Articles
- What To Do If You're Arrested
- The Search of Cars at the Time of Arrest
- When is a Search Warrant Necessary?
- Miranda Rights: The Who, What, Where, When and Why
- Some Misdemeanor Convictions Eligbile for Dismissal through Victim Compromise Programs
- What Comes Next After the Arrest?
- Initial Consultation With a Criminal Defense Attorney or a Public Defender
- The Preliminary Hearing
- Regaining the Right to Vote Following a Criminal Conviction
- Infraction, Misdemeanor or Felony: What is the Difference?
- Murders and Manslaughters
- The Pros and Cons of Plea Bargaining
- Avoiding a Criminal Record
- Expunging Criminal Records
- Can the Cops Search My Car?
- How Can A Criminal Record Affect Your Job Application?
- How a Criminal is Sentenced for a Crime
- Sentencing Guidelines: Fair Sentences or a Denial of Trial by Jury?
- Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity
- Wrongful Convictions
- Police Misconduct Leading to Wrongful Convictions
- Wrongful Incarceration Due to Police Planted Evidence
- Wrongful Convictions Resulting from False Confessions
- How the False Testimony of Snitches Results in Wrongful Convictions
- Witness Misidentification
- Prosecutorial Misconduct Leading to Wrongful Convictions
- How Bad Lawyering Can Result in Wrongful Convictions
- Overturning Wrongful Convictions Through DNA Testing
- Violating Probation
- What Happens When You Face Out of State Criminal Charges?
- The Juvenile Court System for Minors Accused of Crimes
- Double Jeopardy
- Domestic Violence Law
- What Is The National Sex Offender Registry?
- The Truth About Perjury
- The White Collar Crime of Insurance Fraud
- Bail For Beginners
- When Does Discipline Become Abuse?
- Do You Swear to Tell the Whole Truth? The Admissibility of Lie Detector Tests
Criminal Law Sub-categories
White Collar Crimes