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Seminar Title:  
Police Liability: Recent Developments under Section 1983

DATES:  3/25/2021 through 3/25/2021

INSTRUCTOR(S):  Wayne C. Beyer

LOCATION:  Webinars - , , WEB  

HOTEL:   - ,   

COURSE REGISTRATION FEE:  $75.00 Includes all training materials, and a Certificate of Completion.

Instructor Bio

Wayne C. Beyer, Esq. is a trial lawyer, author, presenter,and former federal official and administrative appeals judge. He has been lead civil defense counsel in 300-350 police misconduct and corrections cases as assistant corporation counsel (later known as assistant attorney general), for the District of Columbia, and before that as outside counsel to New Hampshire’s Property and Liability Insurance Trust. He is the author of law review andmagazine articles, and the 1,500-page treatise and manual for lawyers and legal advisors, “Police Misconduct: A Practitioner’s Guide to Section 1983,”available at a 10 percent discount to attendees of this program and their agencies at Mr. Beyer also rendered 750 final decisions on employment and labor issues for the Executive Branch of the United States Government as a member and administrative appeals judge and later chairman and chief administrative appeals judge of the U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Review Board and a s a Presidential appointee and member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority. He is a member of the New Hampshire and District of Columbia Bars, Police Executive Research Forum, International Association of Chiefs of Police, and National Sheriffs Association. Mr. Beyer holds degrees from Dartmouth College, Harvard University, and Georgetown University Law Center.

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Course Objectives

Law enforcement professionals are under a lotof scrutiny these days. Stay ahead of the critics. Learn the latest SupremeCourt cases, new directions on the police use of force, trends, controversies,resources you can use, and much more. Specifically, this program will cover:

  • Supreme Court update
  • What statistics reveal on police use of force

  • Consensus policies on use of force, and theiradmissibility in court

  • Choke holds, positional asphyxia, “I can’tbreathe” phenomenon

  • Failure to intervene, breaks in the blue wall

  • Stepped-up attacks on the qualified immunitydefense from the left and even the right

  • Municipal liability, failure to train onde-escalation, crisis intervention and others

  • Citizen videos, protests and First Amendment;body worn camera evidence

  • Damages for wrongful death; damages calculationsand effect of huge payouts

  • Searches and arrests for marijuana

  • Facial recognition technology controversy

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