An off-duty police officer got into a fight at a local bar, drew his gun, and shot and killed a man at the bar. The man’s family filed a Section 1983 lawsuit against the city for which the officer worked, alleging that the department failed to adequately train him on how to act during off-duty altercations. The man’s family also alleged that this failure, acting under color of law, deprived him of his constitutional rights. Will this lawsuit succeed? Support your response with citations from the textbook or other sources.Your response should be at least 200 words in length.
Should the good faith exception to search and seizure violations be eliminated? Does it matter that the good faith exception allows for constitutional violations to go unpunished?Your response should be at least 200 words in length
What are privileged relationships? How do privileged relationships impact witness competency? Explain. Your response should be at least 200 words in length.
List and discuss the four general categories of criminal evidence. Provide an example of how each type of evidence might be used in a criminal trial. Your response should be at least 200 words in length.