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Law Enforcement Misconduct: Litigating Police Shootings & Jail Suicides

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Date Published

May 6, 2020


Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles


Law Enforcement


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Law enforcement misconduct is a complex area of law demanding diligence from a skilled attorney. Litigation is tedious and discovery is voluminous. Effectively deposing the shooting officer and precisely reconstructing the shooting are the single most important litigation techniques in any police shooting case. Crafting a robust 12(b)(6) proof Monell claim and understanding deliberate indifference principles within a jail setting will open doors to discovery essential to proving your case. Learning the basics from skilled police and jail misconduct litigators is key.

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Denisse O. Gastélum

Denisse O. Gastélum is an attorney at Casillas & Associates, where she practices law in the areas of civil rights and... Read More

Arnoldo Casillas

Arnoldo Casillas is the principal of the law firm of Casillas & Associates. As the firm’s lead trial attorney, Mr.... Read More

Sonia Mercado

Sonia Mercado specializes in the area of civil rights with a focus on detainees/inmate’s right to reasonable security (use of... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Law Enforcement Misconduct: Litigating Police Shootings & Jail Suicides
Law Enforcement Misconduct: Litigating Police Shootings & Jail Suicides - Written Materials
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