TITLE

To Protect and to Serve: Police Defamation Suits Against California Citizens Who Report Officer Misconduct

AUTHOR(S)
BRENNER, LEE S.; ARDEBILI, HAJIR
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Communications Lawyer;Jun2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses complaints of misconduct against police in California. It states that complains against the police in California, like beating of motorist Rodney King by Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) 20 years ago, are common. It offers information on California statute the section 47(b) of the California Civil Code, which provides unique avenue to police officers ,to sue citizens who file reports against alleged police misconduct.
ACCESSION #
63280921

 

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