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The Ganci Law Update - EP2: Raising The Question About Qualified Immunity and Law Enforcement

June 07, 2023 Eric Ganci Episode 2
The Ganci Law Update - EP2: Raising The Question About Qualified Immunity and Law Enforcement
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The Ganci Law Update - EP2: Raising The Question About Qualified Immunity and Law Enforcement
Jun 07, 2023 Episode 2
Eric Ganci

Villanueva v. California (2021) 986 F.3d 1158 

In this week's podcast, CaseyGerry attorney Eric Ganci explores the growing number of police shootings and use of deadly force, raising questions about if police are protected under the law, focusing on Qualified Immunity and how, and if it protects law enforcement in cases of deadly shootings. 

Villanueva was involved in a car chase and was stopped by police officers. The officers immediately exited their vehicles and pulled out their firearms. 

Villanueva attempted to reverse his car, at which the officers opened fire on the vehicle. The shots killed Villanueva and injured his passenger. 

The law presented here explores the 4th amendment's prohibition of unreasonable seizures. 

Learn more about Eric Ganci

Show Notes

Villanueva v. California (2021) 986 F.3d 1158 

In this week's podcast, CaseyGerry attorney Eric Ganci explores the growing number of police shootings and use of deadly force, raising questions about if police are protected under the law, focusing on Qualified Immunity and how, and if it protects law enforcement in cases of deadly shootings. 

Villanueva was involved in a car chase and was stopped by police officers. The officers immediately exited their vehicles and pulled out their firearms. 

Villanueva attempted to reverse his car, at which the officers opened fire on the vehicle. The shots killed Villanueva and injured his passenger. 

The law presented here explores the 4th amendment's prohibition of unreasonable seizures. 

Learn more about Eric Ganci